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heng44
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posted 08-24-2013 01:07 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for heng44   Click Here to Email heng44     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A final farewell to Gordon Fullerton (1936-2013).

ALT free flight 3, September 23, 1977

STS-3, March 22, 1982

STS-51F, July 29, 1985.

hlbjr
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posted 08-24-2013 07:06 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for hlbjr   Click Here to Email hlbjr     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Perfect Ed. Well done.

GoesTo11
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posted 08-24-2013 07:51 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for GoesTo11   Click Here to Email GoesTo11     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for this, Ed.

Godspeed, Gordo.

mach3valkyrie
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posted 08-24-2013 09:16 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for mach3valkyrie   Click Here to Email mach3valkyrie     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Great tribute to a great guy. Thank you.

cspg
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posted 08-24-2013 10:19 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for cspg   Click Here to Email cspg     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Agree.

randy
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posted 08-24-2013 02:41 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for randy   Click Here to Email randy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
He will be missed. Godspeed Gordo.

astro-nut
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posted 08-25-2013 10:52 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for astro-nut   Click Here to Email astro-nut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Great Photos of Gordo!!! Thank you for sharing with us collectSPACE members. Do you have any photos of Gordo in front of the B-52 or the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft or in the cockpit of these airplanes?

Ronpur
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posted 08-25-2013 06:58 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ronpur   Click Here to Email Ronpur     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for these!

heng44
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posted 08-27-2013 10:14 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for heng44   Click Here to Email heng44     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This photo shows Fullerton at the retirement ceremony for NASA's B-52B, on December 17, 2004. At left is retired NASA Dryden pilot Fitz Fulton, another legend.

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posted 08-27-2013 10:23 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for rgarner   Click Here to Email rgarner     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A true gentleman.

heng44
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posted 08-27-2013 02:55 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for heng44   Click Here to Email heng44     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Gordon Fullerton sits at the controls in the cockpit of the Dryden Flight Research Center DC-8 in August 1998.

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