Category: gemini 9

The Gemini 9 capsule over the Pacific Ocean, J…

The Gemini 9 capsule over the Pacific Ocean, June 5, 1966. Photo by spacewalker Gene Cernan.

Gemini 9 astronaut Gene Cernan becomes the thi…

Gemini 9 astronaut Gene Cernan becomes the third human to walk in space, June 5, 1966.

June 5, 1966 – Astronaut Gene Cernan goes on a…

June 5, 1966 – Astronaut Gene Cernan goes on a spacewalk during the Gemini 9 mission.

(NASA)

TODAY IN HISTORY: The astronauts of the Gemini…

TODAY IN HISTORY: The astronauts of the Gemini 9 mission captured these beautiful views of planet Earth on June 5, 1966. (NASA/ASU)

Gemini 9 astronaut Gene Cernan captured this b…

Gemini 9 astronaut Gene Cernan captured this beautiful view of Earth as he became the third human to walk in space on June 5, 1966.

June 5, 1966 – Beautiful views of planet Earth…

June 5, 1966 – Beautiful views of planet Earth captured from the orbiting Gemini 9 space capsule. (NASA/ASU)

The Galapagos Islands in a vast expanse of Pac…

The Galapagos Islands in a vast expanse of Pacific blue, June 5, 1966, as seen from the Gemini 9 spacecraft. (NASA/University of Arizona)

June 5, 1966 – Beautiful views of planet Earth…

June 5, 1966 – Beautiful views of planet Earth captured from the orbiting Gemini 9 space capsule. (NASA/ASU)

The Gemini 9 spacecraft over the Pacific Ocean…

The Gemini 9 spacecraft over the Pacific Ocean on June 5, 1966.

(NASA/ASU)

June 5, 1966 – Beautiful snapshots captured by…

June 5, 1966 – Beautiful snapshots captured by Gemini 9 astronaut Gene Cernan as he became the third human to walk in space.