Local astronaut passes away

This undated photo made available by NASA shows astronaut Richard Gordon Jr. Gordon, one of a dozen men who flew around the moon but didn’t land there, has died, NASA announced Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. He was 88. (NASA via AP)

SEATTLE -- The local man who piloted the second manned mission to the moon has died. Richard F. Gordon grew up in Kingston. KOMO's Corwin Haeck has more about him. (Click the picture above to hear the audio).

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