THURSDAY A.M.NOVEMBER 3, 1966RELEASE NO: 66-272GEMINI FINALE98-HOUR FLIGHTBEGINS NOV. 9The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will concludeits Gemini manned space program with the four day Gemini 12 flight,to be launched no earlier than November 9 from Cape Kennedy, Fla.Gemini 12 will include rendezvous and docking with an Agenaduring the third spacecraft revolution, docking practice, a tethered-vehicle station-keeping exercise, and maneuvers using the Agenaprimary propulsion system to change orbit.Fourteen experiments are scheduled for the flight. Threeperiods of extravehicular activity (EVA) are planned, one for an hourand 53 minutes umbilical EVA, the other two standup activitiestotaling about three hours.Splashdown is scheduled in the Western Atlantic some 94 hours30 minutes after liftoff.Gemini 12 command pilot is Navy Capt. James A. Lovell, Jr. Pilotis Air Force Maj. Edwin E. Aldrin. Backup crew members are Col. L.Gordon Cooper, Jr., USAF, and Comdr. Eugene A. Cernan, USN.