C. Gordon Fullerton

In this May 15, 2004 file photo, former South African President Nelson Mandela lifts the World Cup trophy in Zurich, Switzerland, after FIFA's executive committee announced that South Africa would host the 2010 World Cup soccer tournament.     (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2013

Both were mold-breaking former heads of state who reshaped their own countries and the world. Nelson Mandela, revered for his efforts to end apartheid in South Africa, and Margaret Thatcher, the “Iron Lady” who imposed […]

12/23/2013

This 1989 image provided by NASA shows C. Gordon Fullerton, a NASA astronaut, research pilot and Air Force test pilot, whose career spanned almost 50 years. (AP Photo/NASA)

Former astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton dies at 76

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — C. Gordon Fullerton, a former astronaut who flew on two space shuttle missions and had an extensive career as a research and test pilot for NASA and the Air Force, died […]

08/22/2013

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