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Gemini 4 Flight Press Kit

Gemini 4 Flight Press Kit

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Published by Bob Andrepont
Press kit for Gemini 4 flight, first US EVA.
Press kit for Gemini 4 flight, first US EVA.

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Published by: Bob Andrepont on Jun 19, 2010
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I
J
P
R
E
S
S
K
I
NATIONAL
AERONAUTICS
AND
SPACE
ADMINISTRATION
wo
7-41
55
WASHINGTON,
D
C
20546
lELS
wo
1-09?
5
FORRELEASE:
FRIDAY
PPI's
May
21,
1965
RELEASE
NO:
65-158
CONTENTS
GENERAL
NEWS
RELEASE.
..........................
14
BACKGROUND
INFORMATION
2
ossible Extravehicular Activity.......**...Primary Objectives
..........................
Secondary Objectives........................
6
Mission Description
........................
-12
Flight
Data
..................*......*~......12
Weather Requirements.....
...................12-14
C
...........
15-16
Flight Crew Activities
......................
17-18
Immediate Preflight Crew Activities
......
18-19
Flight Activities
.......................
l9-22
Post Flight Activities....
...............
2
Abort
Procedures (Illustration)
........
25
Gemini Survival Package
.....................
34-36
Goddard Computer Support
................
8-39
MASA
Communications Network.
............
40-42
Spacecraft Communications
...............
2
Network Responsibility..
................
43-44
Network,
Configuration, Capability
......
5
Gemin"
i\
Fxperiments..
.....................
48
Crew Safety
.......................*........24
During Launch
...........................24-2
7
Inflight
................................28-2
9
Reentry, Landing, Recovery
...............
9-33
Parachute Landing Sequence (Illustration)
1
Manned Space Flight Tracking Network
.......3
7-38
Mission Control Center,Cape Kennedy
.....39
40
Medical Checks
.............................46
Cardiovascular Effects
of
Space Flight..
.46-47
I
*;,+ti-
1-
is
schecluled
no
earlier
t'rian
June
3.
 
In-Flight Phonocardiogram
................
9
Bond Demineralization
...................
9
Electrostatic Charge
.....................
5
-51
Proton-Electron Spectrometer
.............
5
-52
Tri-Axis
Flux-Gate Magnetometer
.........
5
3-54
Two-Color Earth's
Limb
Photography
.......
-56
Synoptic
Terrain
Photography
...........
.5
7-59
Synoptic Weather Photography
.............
60-62Gemini
4
Menu
............................
5-68
Gemini Spacecraft
...........................
69
Reentry Module
...........................
6 -70
Adapter Section
.........................
.7
-76
Liquid Rocket Systems (Illustration)
....
1
RCS
Function (Illustration)
.............
5
Gemini Launch Vehicie
......................
.7
7-80
Gemini Space Suit
...........................
-82
Crew Biographies
............................
3
James
A
.
McDivitt
........................
83
Edward
H
White
I1
......................
4
Frank Borman
.............................
5
James
A
.
Lovell,
Jr
.....................
86
Project Officials
...........................
8'7
Previous Gemini
lights
.....................
8
-90
Orbits-Revolutions
.........................
1
Food
for Gemini
4
..........................
63
-64
Thrust Chamber Arran ement (Illustration)72Response
to
Control
Thrust
(Illustration)74Maneuvering Control
7
Illustration)
......
3
-0-
NOTE
TO
EDITORS:Supplemental information will
be
releasedas rapidly as
it
develops
.
 
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
wo
2-4155
NEWS
WASHINGTON,
D.C.
20546
TELS.
WO
3-6925
FOR RELEASE:
FRIDAY
PM~
May
21,
1965
RELEASE
NO:
65-158
NASASCHEDULES
FOUR-DAY
MANNED
GEMINI
FLIGHT
FROM
CAPE
KENNEDY
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration
will
launch the United States' longest duration manned space
flight
to
date
from
Cape
Kennedy, Fla., no earlier than June
3.
The two-man Gemini
4
mission
is
scheduled to circle
the
Earth
62
times in four days
to
evaluate the effects
of
extendedspace
flight
on crew performance and physical condition.Astronaut James
A.
McDivitt
is
command pilot
and
Astronaut
Edward
H.
White
I1
is
pilot for the flight. Astronauts
Frank
Borman
and
James
A.
Lovell,
Jr.,
the back-up crew,
will
replacethe primary crew should either member of
that
team
becomeineligible for the
flight.
The mission
is
designated Gemini 4--the fourth
of
12
The
first
two missions,lights planned in the Gemini project.
Gemini
1
and
Gemini
2,
were
wunanned.
Grissom
and
John
Young orbited the
Earth
three
times
March
23
in Gemini
3.
Astronauts
Virgil
-
more
-

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