Dale Gardner

1948 - 2014

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Dale Allan Gardner (November 8, 1948 – February 19, 2014) was a NASA astronaut, and naval flight officer who flew two Space Shuttle missions during the mid 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dale Gardner has received more than 88,042 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Dale Gardner is the 199th most popular astronaut (up from 248th in 2019), the 7,402nd most popular biography from United States (up from 9,423rd in 2019) and the 76th most popular American Astronaut.

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  • 47.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.05

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among astronauts, Dale Gardner ranks 199 out of 556Before him are Aleksandr Kaleri, Robert Crippen, Barbara Morgan, Samantha Cristoforetti, Jim Wetherbee, and Paolo Nespoli. After him are Pedro Duque, Michael J. Adams, Yi So-yeon, Rick Husband, Henry Hartsfield, and Yuri Baturin.

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Among people born in 1948, Dale Gardner ranks 485Before him are Olivia Harrison, Talgat Tadzhuddin, Joseph Marcell, Giuseppe Petrocchi, Phil Mogg, and Hrafn Gunnlaugsson. After him are Radojka Šverko, Edzard Ernst, Itzhak Shum, Yevhen Arzhanov, Goodwill Zwelithini, and Cornel Dinu. Among people deceased in 2014, Dale Gardner ranks 350Before him are João Ubaldo Ribeiro, Buddy DeFranco, Anahita Ratebzad, Željko Šturanović, Géza Gulyás, and Fiorenzo Angelini. After him are Juanita Moore, Feridun Buğeker, Sandro Lopopolo, Jean Vallée, Matthew Cowles, and Mel Patton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dale Gardner ranks 7,402 out of 20,380Before him are Missi Pyle (1972), Sally Mann (1951), Billy Hart (1940), Melina Kanakaredes (1967), Earl Holliman (1928), and Robert Strauss (1913). After him are Martin Davis (1928), Juanita Moore (1914), Joe Morello (1928), Chuck Russell (1958), Karl Logan (1965), and Richard Hilton (1955).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Dale Gardner ranks 76Before him are Jack Lousma (1936), Gerald Carr (1932), C. Gordon Fullerton (1936), Robert Crippen (1937), Barbara Morgan (1951), and Jim Wetherbee (1952). After him are Michael J. Adams (1930), Rick Husband (1957), Henry Hartsfield (1933), Charles Bassett (1931), Catherine Coleman (1960), and Joseph P. Kerwin (1932).