Edward Gibson

1936 - Today

Edward Gibson

Edward George "Ed" Gibson (born November 8, 1936) is a former NASA astronaut, pilot, engineer, and physicist. Before becoming an astronaut, Gibson graduated from the University of Rochester and the California Institute of Technology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Gibson has received more than 92,773 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 150th most popular astronaut.

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  • 93k

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  • 45.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronauts, Edward Gibson ranks 150 out of 501Before him are Abdul Ahad Mohmand, Theodore Freeman, Rick Husband, Wubbo Ockels, Vyacheslav Zudov, and Lodewijk van den Berg. After him are Clifton Williams, C. Gordon Fullerton, Barbara Morgan, Pavel Vinogradov, Reinhard Furrer, and Peggy Whitson.

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Among people born in 1936, Edward Gibson ranks 278Before him are Brian Blessed, Georg Sterzinsky, Betty Curtis, John Shalikashvili, Michał Heller, and Dave Charlton. After him are C. Gordon Fullerton, Peter Hill-Wood, Marin Sorescu, Jean-Claude Turcotte, Floyd Westerman, and Eddie Colman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward Gibson ranks 5,129 out of 12,171Before him are Nathanael West (1903), Clarence Thomas (1948), Peter Sarsgaard (1971), Robert Charles Wilson (1953), Jeff Conaway (1950), and Frank Lubin (1910). After him are Richard Bong (1920), John Carroll Lynch (1963), Sue Grafton (1940), Haddon Sundblom (1899), M. C. Gainey (1948), and Michael C. Hall (1971).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Edward Gibson ranks 57Before him are Joe Engle (1932), William Shepherd (1949), Anna Lee Fisher (1949), Vance D. Brand (1931), Theodore Freeman (1930), and Rick Husband (1957). After him are Clifton Williams (1932), C. Gordon Fullerton (1936), Barbara Morgan (1951), Peggy Whitson (1960), Michael J. Adams (null), and Eileen Collins (1956).