The Misfortune of Al Shepard: 50 Years Since Gemini 3 (Part 1)

In addition to carrying the equipment of the prime crew, Gemini 3 backups Wally Schirra (third from the right) and Tom Stafford (second from right) saw to it that they fulfilled the mission’s humor requirements. As a result, Gemini 3 would forever come to be known as “The Corned Beef Sandwich Mission.” Photo Credit: […]

Retro Space Images: McDivitt's Special Day

Happy Birthday to Jim McDivitt! Photo Credit: NASA / Retro Space Images

Birthday Wishes — Happy birthday to Gemini and Apollo Program space veteran Jim McDivitt!

 

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Retro Space Images: Remembering Pete

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Remembering Pete — Apollo 12 Commander Pete Conrad was born on this date in 1930. Conrad is shown here during preparation for the Gemini 5 launch in August 1965.

 

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