Category: project gemini

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

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

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 mission, August 25, 1965.

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 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 astronaut Buzz Aldrin out of the water.

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

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)