Former astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton dies

August 22, 2013 2:10 AM

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Former astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton dies

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — NASA says former space shuttle astronaut and test pilot C. Gordon Fullerton has died at age 76.

A NASA statement says Fullerton died Wednesday after spending most of the past 3 ½ years in a care facility in Lancaster, Calif., following a 2009 stroke.

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