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Venture Gemini. Basic connection in the middle of Mercury and Apollo for putting a man on the moonDesigned to achieve four tasks:(1) Carry two people(2) Perform docking maneuvers(3) Extravehicular movement or EVA(4) Extended time in space. Venture Gemini. Gemini ModulesCrew compartmentEquipment module for electrical force, correspondence, and control thrustersAdapter ring joining both modules.

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Extend MERCURY Highlights Yuri Gagarin (Vostok 1) 1 circle Shepard's flight May 1961 (suborbital) Titov, Vostok II, 17 circles Glenn's flight first orbital flight (Feb 1962) May 1963 Cooper, 22 circles (34 hours)

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Project Gemini Critical connection amongst Mercury and Apollo for putting a man on the moon Designed to achieve four errands: (1) Carry two individuals (2) Perform docking moves (3) Extravehicular action or EVA (4) Extended time in space

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Project Gemini Modules Crew compartment Equipment module for electrical power, correspondence, and control thrusters Adapter ring interfacing both modules

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Project Gemini

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Project Gemini Total of 10 Gemini missions, from March 1965-November 1966 Gemini was not immaculate spearheading like Mercury, nor did it have the fervor of Apollo. In any case, its prosperity was basic to Kennedy's objective of achieving the Moon "by decade's end." Manned Spacecraft Center (renamed the Johnson Space Center in 1973) outside Houston, Texas, assumed control over the part of Mission Control. Sixteen new space travelers chalked up involvement in space.

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Project Gemini 3 March 23, 1965 Crew: Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom and John W. Youthful The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Grissom nicknamed the Gemini 3 shuttle "Molly Brown," trusting that it would not copy his involvement with Liberty Bell 7. The mission's essential objective was to test the new, flexibility Gemini rocket. In space, the team let go thrusters to change the state of their circle, move their orbital plane somewhat, and drop to a lower height.

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Project Gemini IV, June 3­7, 1965 Crew: James A McDivitt and Edward H. White II The arrangement for this four-day, 62-circle mission was for Gemini IV to fly in development with the put in second phase of its Titan 2 promoter in circle. The mission's highlight was White's 22-minute space walk, the main ever for an American. Attached to a tie and utilizing a handheld "zip gun" to move himself, White swam through space while McDivitt took photos. Gemini IV set a record for flight length. It additionally was the main utilization of the new Mission Control Center outside Houston

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Project Gemini V, August 21 ­29, 1965 Crew: L. Gordon Cooper. Jr. what's more, Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr. Gemini V multiplied the space-flight record to eight days

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Project Gemini VII, December 4-18, 1965 Crew: Frank Borman and James A. Lovell, Jr. 14-day mission flew the most investigations (20) of any Gemini mission. High purpose of the mission was the meet with Gemini VI.

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The David Clark G5C lightweight space suit was produced for long span Project Gemini missions. It was intended to be effortlessly expelled amid flight and to give more prominent solace than the run of the mill space suits then being used. Space explorers Frank Borman and James A. Lovell utilized suits of this sort amid their 14 day Gemini VII mission in December 1965. This suit was custom-made for space explorer Michael Collins for ground preparing purposes. Go to the following showcase Return to the Space Flight Main Page

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Project Gemini VI, December 15­16, 1965 Crew: Walter M. Schirra, Jr. furthermore, Thomas P. Stafford A meet and docking with an unmanned Agena target was this current mission's unique goal. A substitute mission was substituted: a meeting in space of two Gemini rocket. Schirra rendezvoused with Gemini VII shuttle in circle December 15. Once in development, the two Gemini cases flew around each other. One of Gemini's essential objectives orbital meet had been accomplished.

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Project Gemini VIII, March 16, 1966 Crew: Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott A moment significant goal of the Gemini program was finished under six hours after dispatch, when Neil Armstrong brought Gemini VIII inside 0.9144 meters of the pre­launched Agena target, then gradually docked-the primary orbital docking ever. Issue was a stuck thruster on the rocket.

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Project Gemini IX, June 3­6, 1966 Crew: Thomas P. Stafford and Eugene A. Cernan The highlight of the mission was to have been a docking with an abbreviated Agena called the Augmented Target Docking Adapter. The docking was wiped out after meet with the objective

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Project Gemini X, July 18-21, 1966 Crew: John W. Youthful and Michael Collins Gemini set up that radiation at high state of mind was not an issue. In the wake of docking with their Agena promoter in low circle, Young and Collins utilized it to meet with the dead, floating Agena left over from the prematurely ended Gemini VIII flight-consequently executing the program's first twofold meet.

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Project Gemini XI, September 12-15, 1966 Crew: Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr. furthermore, Richard F. Gordon, Jr. With Apollo approaching not too far off, Gemini extend supervisors needed to finish a meet quickly subsequent to achieving circle, similarly as it would need to be done around the Moon. Just 85 minutes after dispatch, Conrad and Gordon coordinated circles with their Agena target arrange and docked a few circumstances.

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Project Gemini XII, November 11-15, 1966 Crew: James A. Lovell, Jr. also, Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. When of the last Gemini flight, the program still had not exhibited that a space traveler could work effortlessly and proficiently outside the shuttle. In planning for Gemini XII, new, enhanced restrictions were added to the outside of the container, and another method submerged preparing was presented, which would turn into a staple of all future space-walk recreation.

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