Henry 'Hank' Charles Gordon 1925-1996
Henry Charles Gordon was born in Valparaiso, Indiana and married with four children. He received a BS in aeronautical engineering from Purdue University in 1950. Chosen as an X-20 pilot while assigned to the Air Force Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base. He remained with USAF after the cancellation of the program, eventually retiring with the rank of Colonel.