'Eight Days in a Garbage Can': 50 Years Since Gemini V (Part 1)

Illustrating the cramped nature of their eight-day home, astronauts Pete Conrad (background) and Gordo Cooper are in jubilant spirits ahead of their 21 August 1965 launch. Photo Credit: NASA

Fifty years ago, this week, astronaut Charles “Pete” Conrad experienced “the longest thing I’ve ever had to do in my life.” Gemini V was […]

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Remembering Gemini 4 — NASA personnel aboard the USS Wasp inspect the Gemini 4 spacecraft after it was recovered from the Atlantic Ocean on this date in 1965.

 

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