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NASA selected Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper in 1959 as one of the 7 astronauts for their Mercury Project. In 1 1/2 days, the Faith 7 spacecraft orbited the Earth 22 times. (photo: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection)

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Astronaut Gordon Cooper Talks About UFOs -- People these were Astronauts, pilots, think about that. Not some common people who want some free publicity. These men are putting their reputation on the line, ...

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Mercury Spacecraft, designed and built by McDonnell, St. Louis for NASA. Signed by the six astronauts who flew in the Mercury program: Alan B Shepard, Gus Grissom, J H Glenn, Jr., Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra and Gordon Cooper.

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from The Atlantic

2,060 Minutes: Gordo Cooper and the Last American Solo Flight in Space

The last person to experience solo space flight -- for the U.S., at least -- was Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr., who piloted NASA's final Mercury mission, Atlas 9, 50 years ago this week.

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from TIME.com

Alan Shepard: Classic Photos of the First American in Space

Six of the original seven Project Mercury astronauts: Gordon Cooper, Deke Slayton, John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Scott Carpenter and Wally Schirra, press conference, 1961.

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from The Silver Pharaoh

Original 1963 8" x 10" Photo of Mercury 7 Astronaut Gordon Cooper in Pressurization Suit

Original 1963 x Photo of Mercury 7 NASA Astronaut Gordon Cooper in Pressurization Suit Test at Cape Canaveral Florida, prior to his launch on the Mercury

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Aliens Exist ... ASTRONAUT GORDON COOPER Here's a page of links on Gordon Cooper and Aliens. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=gordon+cooper+and+aliens The Link on this page is broken.

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