Robert L. Gibson

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Robert Lee "Hoot" Gibson (born October 30, 1946), (Capt, USN, Ret.), is a former American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and aeronautical engineer.[1] He was born in Cooperstown, New York.

Gibson is a retired NASA astronaut. He also was Chief of the Astronaut Office from 1992 to 1994. He was honored into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame in 2003 and the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2013.

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  1. "Biographical Data: ROBERT L. GIBSON (CAPTAIN, USN RET.) NASA ASTRONAUT (FORMER)" (PDF). NASA. September 1997. Retrieved February 3, 2021.