Brother Gordon Cooper
March 6th 1927 – October 4th 2004
Carbondale Lodge, No. 82, in Carbondale, Colorado
Cooper piloted the longest and final Mercury spaceflight in 1963. He was the first American to sleep in space during that 34-hour mission and was the last American to be launched alone to conduct an entirely solo orbital mission. In 1965, Cooper flew as Command Pilot of Gemini 5.