Category: project gemini

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.

November 13, 1966: The Agena Target Vehicle te…

November 13, 1966: The Agena Target Vehicle tethered to the Gemini 12 space capsule as they orbit high above the U.S. and Mexico.

(NASA/ASU)

Amazing views of Earth, captured from the Gemi…

Amazing views of Earth, captured from the Gemini 5 spacecraft, August 22, 1965. (NASA/ASU)

September 13, 1966: Gemini 11 astronaut Dick G…

September 13, 1966: Gemini 11 astronaut Dick Gordon walks in space at approximately 160 nautical miles above Earth’s surface.

(NASA)

Gemini 11 blasts off from Cape Canaveral. (NAS…

Gemini 11 blasts off from Cape Canaveral. (NASA)