Category: project gemini

The payload capabilities of U.S. launch vehicl…

The payload capabilities of U.S. launch vehicles, printed by NASA, 1965.

April 13, 1964: A group portrait of Gemini spa…

April 13, 1964: A group portrait of Gemini spacemen John Young, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, and Tom Stafford, the only one revealing a bit of a smile.

Blurry Earth, photographed during the Gemini V…

Blurry Earth, photographed during the Gemini V mission, August 25, 1965.

December 20, 1965 – After rendezvousing in spa…

December 20, 1965 – After rendezvousing in space, the Gemini 6 and Gemini 7 space capsules meet once again at the Mayport Naval Station near Jacksonville, Florida, after unloading from the USS Wasp.

(NASA)

December 14, 1965 – Planet Earth, specifically…

December 14, 1965 – Planet Earth, specifically Brazil, as seen from space by the astronauts aboard the Gemini 7 spacecraft as it raced around the world.

(NASA/Arizona State University)

11/15/66: A Navy helicopter hoists Gemini 12 a…

11/15/66: A Navy helicopter hoists Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin out of the water.

Looking out the window of the Gemini 12 capsul…

Looking out the window of the Gemini 12 capsule, November 15, 1966.

November 15, 1966: Gemini 12 astronauts Jim Lo…

November 15, 1966: Gemini 12 astronauts Jim Lovell and Buzz Aldrin splash down in the Atlantic Ocean and are welcomed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Wasp.

(NASA)

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The Gemini 12 space capsule passes over the Red Sea and Nile River Valley on November 14, 1966. (NASA)

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space with …

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space with his trusty slide rule floating nearby and an unlit pipe in his mouth, November 13, 1966.