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Earth Photographs From Gemini VI Through XII

Earth Photographs From Gemini VI Through XII

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Published by Bob Andrepont
NASA book of Earth photographs taken by last seven Gemini flights.
NASA book of Earth photographs taken by last seven Gemini flights.

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Published by: Bob Andrepont on Jan 04, 2011
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EARTH
PHOTOGRAPHS
from
Gemini
VI
through
XI1
ScientijicandTechnical
In
ormation
Division
OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY UTILIZATION
1968
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND
SPACE
ADMINISTRATION
Vushington,
D.C.
 
I
1
2
1
2
3
Gemini spacecraft were built at
the
McDonnell
Air-
craft Corp. plant
in
St.
Louis,
Mo. Two
are
shownhere undergoing tests
in
the plant’s “white
room.’’
56
The Gemini
V
crew, Gordon Cooper and Pete Con-rad, acknowledged the good wishes of the pad crew
as
they walked toward the gantry
for
their flight.The Gemini spacecraft were launched from theKennedy Space Center on the east coast of Florida.The countdowns were heard throughout the world.
4
Gemini
VI
and Gemini
VI1
were the first
two
torendezvous in space.Gemini
VI1
also set an en-durance
record
of
14
days during its mission.
5
6
7
8
An
Agena
tsllget
was
photographed from Gemini
XI1
while connected
to
it
by
a
Dacron tether.
This
permitted stabilization
by
the
Favity
gradient.The first two-man crew in space,
John
Young andGus Grissom, were photographed inside the cabinof Gemini
I11
just before their flight in March
1965.
Astronaut Ed White’s “walk
in
space”
was
the firstextravehicular activity
by
US.
stronauts. Somephotos were taken with the hatch open.Gemini astronauts landed on the sea.
A
recoverycarrier and rescue swimmers are seen here attachinga flotation collar before opening the hatch.
 
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EARTH
PHOTOGRAPHS
from
Gemini
VI
through
XI1
Scientific and Technical
In
ormation Division
OFFICE
OF
TECHNOLOGY UTILIZATION
1968
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
Washington, D.C.

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