Category: project gemini

Gemini 8 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Dave Sc…

Gemini 8 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Dave Scott blast off from Cape Canaveral on March 16, 1966.

Neil Armstrong in a classic silver Gemini G-2C…

Neil Armstrong in a classic silver Gemini G-2C training suit, 1964.

A vintage NASA press photo shows Gemini 8 astr…

A vintage NASA press photo shows Gemini 8 astronaut (and future moonwalker) Neil Armstrong in his silver Gemini G-2C spacesuit. (Stellar Views)

Astronaut Neil Armstrong suits up for his Gemi…

Astronaut Neil Armstrong suits up for his Gemini 8 flight, March 16, 1966.

(Stellar Views)

Gemini 5 surges toward space, August 21, 1965….

Gemini 5 surges toward space, August 21, 1965. (NASA)

September 14, 1966: Gemini 11 orbits Earth, wi…

September 14, 1966: Gemini 11 orbits Earth, with a view toward Libya, Chad, Niger, Algeria, and beyond. (NASA/ASU)

Gemini 11 passes over the Indian Ocean, Septem…

Gemini 11 passes over the Indian Ocean, September 14, 1966.

(NASA/ASU)

September 14, 1966: It’s a beautiful sight as …

September 14, 1966: It’s a beautiful sight as the Gemini 11 spacecraft passes over Australia on its 26th orbit.

September 13, 1966: Gemini 11 astronaut Dick G…

September 13, 1966: Gemini 11 astronaut Dick Gordon goes on a spacewalk approximately 160 nautical miles above Earth’s surface.

(NASA)

September 12, 1966: Gemini 11 astronauts Pete …

September 12, 1966: Gemini 11 astronauts Pete Conrad and Dick Gordon blast off from Cape Canaveral on a 44-orbit journey that lasted 2 days, 23 hours, 17 minutes, 9 seconds. (NASA)