Category: gemini 7

frankborman: December 18, 1965: Jim Lovell …

frankborman:

December 18, 1965:

Jim Lovell after Gemini 7. 

lightthiscandle:

lightthiscandle:

A cartoon of what really happened during the Gemini 7/6 rendezvous. (The Gemini 7 spacecraft had already been in space for 11 days.)

edwhiteandblue: Put your sweet lips a little …

edwhiteandblue:

Put your sweet lips a little closer to the phone

Let’s pretend that we’re together all alone

I’ll tell the man to turn the jukebox way down low

And you can tell your friend there with you he’ll have to go

-”He’ll Have to Go”, Nat King Cole 

Happy 52nd anniversary to my favorite boys!! I’m so proud of them!!

lightthiscandle: With March Madness upon us, I…

lightthiscandle:

With March Madness upon us, I sincerely hope that everyone put the Gemini 7 Dream Team at the top of their bracket.

thewoodlanders: Day 3 Live(re)blog here. The b…

thewoodlanders:

Day 3 Live(re)blog here.

The biggest thing going into Day 3 was that Frank was utterly unable to convince anyone that his headprobes “just came off someplace” (err Frank, you hadn’t moved anywhere) – despite protestations over several hours.

I love that Houston was like “Really, Frank? You’re just saying this now? That’s convenient for you.“ 

With the headprobes off, Frank was also able to solve crimes committed by his boss:

Astronaut by day, Crime fighter by night. Surely, there’s a movie in that somewhere? 

meco-official: matching icons for you and the …

meco-official:

matching icons for you and the guy you’re going to be stuck in a capsule with for 14 days

Every Launch of Project Gemini 

Every Launch of Project Gemini 

Splashdowns from Project Gemini (March 1965-No…

Splashdowns from Project Gemini (March 1965-November 1966) 

(18 Dec. 1965) — Astronauts Frank Borman…

(18 Dec. 1965) — Astronauts Frank Borman, command pilot, and James A. Lovell Jr., pilot, sit in life raft while awaiting pickup by a helicopter from the aircraft carrier USS Wasp. The three-man Navy frogman team attached the flotation collar to increase the Gemini-7 spacecraft’s buoyancy prior to recovery. Photo credit: NASA