Category: project gemini

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.

The Nile River in upper Egypt and Sudan, June …

The Nile River in upper Egypt and Sudan, June 5, 1965, as seen from the Gemini 4 spacecraft. (NASA/University of Arizona)

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.

Where Egypt meets the Red Sea, as seen from th…

Where Egypt meets the Red Sea, as seen from the Gemini 4 spacecraft, June 5, 1965. (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)

May 10, 1966 – Gemini 9 astronauts Tom Staffor…

May 10, 1966 – Gemini 9 astronauts Tom Stafford and Gene Cernan during a launch test at Cape Canaveral. (NASA)