Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Happy birthday, Gemini and Apollo astronaut Frank Borman!
Frank Frederic Borman II, born March 14, 1928, is a veteran of the Gemini and Apollo programs. He flew on Gemini 7 in 1965 with James Lovell, setting a record the time of 14 days in space. They performed maneuvers with Gemini 6A bringing the spacecrafts within 1 foot of each other.
Later, he was part of the Apollo 8 crew with James Lovell and William Anders, December 1968.
As of Jon Glenn's death in December 2016, Borman is the oldest living astronaut.