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Gerald Carr

1932 - 2020

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Colonel Gerald Paul Carr (August 22, 1932 – August 26, 2020) was an American mechanical and aeronautical engineer, United States Marine Corps officer, naval aviator, and NASA astronaut. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerald Carr has received more than 12,513 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Gerald Carr is the 192nd most popular astronaut (up from 234th in 2019), the 7,713th most popular biography from United States (up from 8,692nd in 2019) and the 78th most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Gerald Carr ranks 192 out of 524Before him are Scott Kelly, Aleksandr Kaleri, James McDivitt, Joseph P. Kerwin, Michael J. Adams, and John E. Blaha. After him are Yuri Baturin, Léopold Eyharts, Mamoru Mohri, Robert A. Parker, Mary L. Cleave, and Chris Hadfield.

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Among people born in 1932, Gerald Carr ranks 368Before him are Clive Davis, R. B. Kitaj, Richard Lugar, Rudolph Rummel, Sergei Slonimsky, and Derog Gioura. After him are Abel Aganbegyan, José Varacka, François Deguelt, Gay Talese, Robert L. Forward, and Pak Ui-chun. Among people deceased in 2020, Gerald Carr ranks 485Before him are Ignacio Trelles, Índio, Marcelino dos Santos, Sergei Adian, Francisco Rodríguez Adrados, and Sergei Slonimsky. After him are Jimmy McLane, James Drury, Grant Imahara, Eppie Wietzes, Jahn Teigen, and Nathan Zach.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gerald Carr ranks 7,713 out of 18,182Before him are Melissa Benoist (1988), Neil Hamilton (1899), William Alston (1921), Josh Dallas (1978), Louise Erdrich (1954), and Charles A. Beard (1874). After him are Willard Metcalf (1858), Mose Allison (1927), Carolyn Porco (1953), Barry Sullivan (1912), Larry Drake (1950), and Sonny Boy Williamson I (1914).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Gerald Carr ranks 78Before him are John Oliver Creighton (1943), Scott Kelly (1964), James McDivitt (1929), Joseph P. Kerwin (1932), Michael J. Adams (1930), and John E. Blaha (1942). After him are Robert A. Parker (1936), Mary L. Cleave (1947), William C. McCool (1961), Millie Hughes-Fulford (1945), Marsha Ivins (1951), and Daniel Brandenstein (1943).