Gemini Missions

By Galilea

What are the Gemini missions?

Project Gemini was the second human spaceflight program from NASA. Their first practice and try to do the Gemini project was April 8 1966 and their missions were completed until November 11 1966. The Gemini missions were only missioned for less than a year. They completed missions Gemini 3, Gemini 4, Gemini 8, Gemini 6A, Gemini 7, Gemini 12, Gemini 5, Gemini 2, Gemini 9A, Gemini 11, Gemini 10, Gemini 1. The astronauts who volunteered for the missions were Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Gus Grissom, Jim Lovell and Michael Collins. NASA used this program to help astronmers to feel and learn how to dock and land and space walk.

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Project Gemini Science Program - 1965's NASA Space Program Educational Documentary

Gemini mission 3

Gemini mission 1 and 2 were not manned. The first actual manned mission was Gemini mission 3. Manned means when their is actually a person in the aircraft. The Gemini 3 was carrying two astronauts, astronaut Virgil I. Grissom and John W. Young. It was launched at Cape Canaveral on March 23, 1965, And was the first ever to change its orbit.

Gemini mission 4

Gemini mission 4:
The Gemini spacecraft 4 was launched 3 months after Gemini 3 craft was launched on June 3rd, 1965. It Was tested by Edward H. White and James A. Mcdivitt. While in orbit Edward H. White became the first American man to space-walk.

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Gemini mission 5

Gemini mission 5 was launched August 21, 1965. It was manned by Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad. The mission of Gemini 5 was a long term manned flight. It was in orbit for as long as 190 hours and 55 minutes.