Gerald Carr

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Gerald Paul "Jerry" Carr (August 22, 1932 – August 26, 2020) (Col, USMC, Ret.) was an American mechanical and aeronautical engineer, United States Marine Corps officer, naval aviator, and NASA astronaut.

He was Commander of Skylab 4, the third and final crewed visit to the Skylab Orbital Workshop, from November 16, 1973, to February 8, 1974.

Carr was born in Denver, Colorado. He studied at the University of Southern California and at Princeton University.

Carr died in Albany, New York on August 26, 2020, four days after his 88th birthday.[1][2]

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  1. "Astronaut Jerry Carr, who led NASA's final Skylab crew, dies at 88". Collect Space. Retrieved 26 August 2020.
  2. "Skylab Astronaut Gerald "Jerry" Carr Dies at 88". NASA. Retrieved August 26, 2020.