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From about 24 feet 73 meters away astronauts in the Gemini 10

From about 24 feet 73 meters away astronauts in the Gemini 10

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On July 18, 1966, astronaut John Young, command pilot, leads Michael Collins, pilot, as they walk up the Pad 19 ramp. After leaving the Launch Complex 19 ...

Launched on July 18, 1966, the purpose of NASA's Gemini 10 mission was to conduct a double rendezvous and docking test with a two-person crew in orbit.

John W. Young on the Moon.jpg

From about 24 feet (7.3 meters) away, astronauts in the Gemini 10 spacecraft

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Gus Grissom. From Wikipedia ...

One of the crucial skills NASA needed to perfect before heading to the moon was docking with another spacecraft. Here, the Gemini 10 capsule, ...

Lunar Gemini II on the moon. Image: Jeff Bateman/David S. F. Portree.

Gemini 6A. From Wikipedia ...

In front of a large radar dish outside Kennedy Space Center's Mission Control, the Gemini 10 prime crew, John Young (left) and Michael Collins (right) wear ...

At the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's 30-feet altitude chamber in St. Louis, Missouri

NASA astronaut Michael Collins, pilot of the Apollo 11 lunar command module and Gemini 10

On April 1, 1966, the Gemini 10 backup pilot, astronaut Clifton C.

On Nov. 24, 1964, astronauts John W. Young, Walter M.

Gordon Cooper. From Wikipedia ...

Cutaway of the Earth-orbital Gemini spacecraft as envisioned at the time of its maiden manned flight in 1965. Image: NASA.

The Gemini 10 astronauts successfully docked their spacecraft with the Agena Target Docking Vehicle and boosted

Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong in NASA's training mockup of the Moon and lander module. Conspiracy theorists say that the films of the missions ...

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Official portrait of astronaut Bruce McCandless #Astronauts #Nasa First Astronaut, Nasa Astronauts,

A black sky with a grey, cratered lunar horizon. A small blue Earth with

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Effect of spaceflight on the human body

Grissom, White, and Chaffee in front of the launch pad containing their AS-

Purdue alumna Loral O'Hara has been selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. At the time of her June 2017 selection, ...

This NASA file image shows Apollo 11 U.S. astronaut Buzz Aldrin standing on the Moon,

Gemini 11. From Wikipedia ...

Alan Shepard. From Wikipedia ...

Gemini 7 Spacecraft

Alan Shepard, the first American and the second person in space.

North American X-15. From Wikipedia ...

A vintage NASA press pic shows Gemini 3 astronauts Gus Grissom and John Young pose for

While orbiting Earth in the Gemini 10 spacecraft, astronauts docked to their first rendezvous target

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Armstrong smiling in his spacesuit with the helmet off. He wears a headset and his

Reproductions of the 1st pattern NASA issued Gemini and Apollo era Astronaut flight jackets.

Test pilot[edit]

Atmospheric entry. From Wikipedia ...

The backup crew for ...

Photo of Bruce McCandless in the MMU flying at 45 degrees over the earth. Astronaut Bruce McCandless on ...

Armstrong standing up, wearing an early space suit. It is highly reflective silver in

Collins sits in the hatch of Apollo 11 Command Module after its return to the MSC's Lunar Receiving Laboratory for detailed examination

September 1966 – The Gemini 11 prime and backup crews, suited up for a simulation test at the Kennedy Space Center. Seated are Pete Conrad and Dick Gordon; ...

Summary[edit]

Gemini 6 at the Stafford Air & Space Museum

The Atlas-Agena launches the Agena Target Vehicle for the intended Gemini 6 rendezvous mission, attempted October 25, 1965 but fails.

Eileen Collins, the 322nd person in space, first female commander and first female pilot of a space shuttle.

Astronauts[edit]

Astronauts fitting corrective optics to Hubble

Five men in blue jump suits and garrison caps pose with Aldrin in an olive jump

On The Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini (The NASA History Series): National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Barton C. Hacker, James M. ...

Cradle of Astronauts

Astronauts at GLV 3 inspection

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NASA Apollo 17 Lunar Roving Vehicle.jpg

September 24 2018 : John Young Makes Last Minute Inspection of Gemini III John W. Young born on Sept. 24 was NASA's longest-serving astronaut and the only ...

Gemini 10 Commander John Young (left) and Pilot Mike Collins.

STS-130 launching 4.jpg

Already in production is the very first model "Flite Wear" flight jacket worn by astronauts through the Gemini and Apollo Programs. Based loosely off the ...

Graphic by Karl Tate/Space.com. It was 50 years ago when people

Commemorative Project Mercury 4¢ US Postage stamp

Guion Bluford, joint 125th person and the first African American in space.

Paving the way for Apollo& missions to the moon, the Gemini program provided much-needed experience for astronauts in space.

PXS suit with umblical

Objective[edit]

Launch of Gemini 6A from Pad 19, December 15, 1965.

Orbital operations[edit]

During his first spacewalk, Collins (at right) had to open up his hatch to simply stand up from his seat.

NASA illustration comparing boosters and spacecraft from Apollo (biggest), Gemini and Mercury (smallest).

A dark gray Gemini capsule floats horizontally in blue water. It is supported by a

Gemini 10[edit]

Image of eagle on the moon

Mercury Control Center, Cape Canaveral, 1963

Schirra prepares to climb out of the capsule, on deck of the recovery ship

On July 18, 1966, astronaut John Young, command pilot, leads Michael Collins, pilot, as they walk up the Pad 19 ramp. After leaving the Launch Complex 19 ...

From about 24 feet (7.3 meters) away, astronauts in the Gemini 10 spacecraft

Launched on July 18, 1966, the purpose of NASA's Gemini 10 mission was to conduct a double rendezvous and docking test with a two-person crew in orbit.

Buzz Aldrin. From Wikipedia ...

One of the crucial skills NASA needed to perfect before heading to the moon was docking with another spacecraft. Here, the Gemini 10 capsule, ...

Michael collins.jpg

As the countdown for the Gemini-5 launch ticks away, astronaut L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., leads the ways as he and astronaut Charles Conrad, Jr., step into the ...

The Gemini 10 astronauts successfully docked their spacecraft with the Agena Target Docking Vehicle and boosted

Gemini 6A. From Wikipedia ...

In front of a large radar dish outside Kennedy Space Center's Mission Control, the Gemini 10 prime crew, John Young (left) and Michael Collins (right) wear ...

Gus Grissom. From Wikipedia ...

At the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's 30-feet altitude chamber in St. Louis, Missouri

The first manned Gemini mission launches on March 23, 1965. The Gemini 3 spacecraft

On April 1, 1966, the Gemini 10 backup pilot, astronaut Clifton C.

NASA astronaut Michael Collins, pilot of the Apollo 11 lunar command module and Gemini 10

Scott Carpenter. From Wikipedia ...

On Nov. 24, 1964, astronauts John W. Young, Walter M.

While orbiting Earth in the Gemini 10 spacecraft, astronauts docked to their first rendezvous target

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On Dec. 4, 1065, Gemini 7 successful launched, carrying astronauts Frank Borman

Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong in NASA's training mockup of the Moon and lander module. Conspiracy theorists say that the films of the missions ...

Gordon Cooper. From Wikipedia ...

Gemini 10[edit]

A black sky with a grey, cratered lunar horizon. A small blue Earth with

John W. Young on the Moon.jpg

Grissom, White, and Chaffee in front of the launch pad containing their AS-

Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong readies for his dramatic 1966 Gemini 8 flight. Photo Credit

Effect of spaceflight on the human body

This NASA file image shows Apollo 11 U.S. astronaut Buzz Aldrin standing on the Moon,

Jim Lovell. From Wikipedia ...

North American X-15. From Wikipedia ...

Gemini 7 Spacecraft

Astronauts James McDivitt and Ed White wait inside the Gemini spacecraft for a simulated launch at

Gemini 11. From Wikipedia ...

Gemini VI astronauts Walter Schirra (seated), command pilot, and Thomas Stafford, pilot, go through suiting up exercises in preparation for their ...

Neil Armstrong, LIFE magazine Astronauts In Space, Nasa Astronauts, Project Gemini, Project

Astronaut wives watch in tremendous anticipation as the first Gemini (Gemini-Titan III or lifts off with its two man crew, Virgil I. Grissom and John W. ...

Alan Shepard. From Wikipedia ...

Graphic by Karl Tate/Space.com. It was 50 years ago when people

Photo of Bruce McCandless in the MMU flying at 45 degrees over the earth. Astronaut Bruce McCandless on ...

Atmospheric entry. From Wikipedia ...

Five men in blue jump suits and garrison caps pose with Aldrin in an olive jump

Alan Shepard, the first American and the second person in space.

The Atlas-Agena launches the Agena Target Vehicle for the intended Gemini 6 rendezvous mission, attempted October 25, 1965 but fails.

Purdue alumna Loral O'Hara has been selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. At the time of her June 2017 selection, ...

Armstrong smiling in his spacesuit with the helmet off. He wears a headset and his

The backup crew for ...

SpaceX Dragon. From Wikipedia ...

Astronauts fitting corrective optics to Hubble

Collins sits in the hatch of Apollo 11 Command Module after its return to the MSC's Lunar Receiving Laboratory for detailed examination

Apollo 15. From Wikipedia ...

The Project Mercury astronauts with a model of an Atlas rocket, July 12, 1962 – Grissom is at the far left.

Armstrong standing up, wearing an early space suit. It is highly reflective silver in

September 1966 – The Gemini 11 prime and backup crews, suited up for a simulation test at the Kennedy Space Center. Seated are Pete Conrad and Dick Gordon; ...

Reproductions of the 1st pattern NASA issued Gemini and Apollo era Astronaut flight jackets.

Orbital operations[edit]

Commemorative Project Mercury 4¢ US Postage stamp

NASA Apollo 17 Lunar Roving Vehicle.jpg

Paving the way for Apollo& missions to the moon, the Gemini program provided much-needed experience for astronauts in space.

Objective[edit]

Launch of Gemini 6A from Pad 19, December 15, 1965.

Test pilot[edit]

On July 21, 1966, crewmembers prepare the Gemini 10 spacecraft to be raised onto

STS-130 launching 4.jpg

Gemini 6A patch.png Gemini 6 prime crew.jpg

A dark gray Gemini capsule floats horizontally in blue water. It is supported by a

NASA illustration comparing boosters and spacecraft from Apollo (biggest), Gemini and Mercury (smallest).

STS-131 launch.jpg

Schirra prepares to climb out of the capsule, on deck of the recovery ship

Gemini 11 patch.png Gemini 11 prime crew (Gordon and Conrad).jpg

Chart for the ED 24 experiment

Top view of an astronaut in a white space suit with an American flag on the

Gemini 10 Commander John Young (left) and Pilot Mike Collins.

Eileen Collins, the 322nd person in space, first female commander and first female pilot of a space shuttle.

Astronauts at GLV 3 inspection

This photo was taken on the third (and last) of the Apollo 17 moonwalks. Harrison Schmitt's reflection can just be made out in Cernan's ...

Image of eagle on the moon

... document the conversation between Cooper and fellow astronaut Scott Carpenter while Carpenter is 200 feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean off the ...

June 3, 1966: Gemini 9 launched by U.S.

Gemini 11 launch

Already in production is the very first model "Flite Wear" flight jacket worn by astronauts through the Gemini and Apollo Programs. Based loosely off the ...

September 24 2018 : John Young Makes Last Minute Inspection of Gemini III John W. Young born on Sept. 24 was NASA's longest-serving astronaut and the only ...

A target orbited for docking maneuvers could not be used because a protective shroud failed to fall away. Gemini 10.

Credit: NASA Gemini 10 astronaut Mike Collins in July 1966. Credit: NASA/Arizona State University

Mercury Control Center, Cape Canaveral, 1963

An astronaut in a space suit stands up in the open doorway of the Gemini spacecraft

Space Shuttle Discovery. From Wikipedia ...

Apollo 11[edit]