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NASA's Gemini Program PHOTOS, 50 Years Later: Spacewalks, Earthrises

PHOTOS: Space Walks And Gorgeous Views From NASA's Gemini Missions

James Alton McDivitt, a former NASA astronaut who flew in the Gemini and Apollo programs. And a baby owl.

Gemini 6 splashes down 26 hours after launch. Once again a stripped back, gorgeous array of vivid colours, the fact that it’s slightly out of focus just adds to the painterly feel.

Sci-Fi-O-Rama / Science Fiction / Fantasy / Art / Design / Illustration

Judith Resnick - April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986 - was an engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Resnik was the second American woman astronaut, logging 145 hours in orbit. She was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and had a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland. The IEEE Judith Resnik Award for space engineering is named in her honor. She was born and raised in Akron…

Judith Resnick - April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986 - was an engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Resnik was the second American woman astronaut, logging 145 hours in orbit. She was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and had a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland. The IEEE Judith Resnik Award for space engineering is named in her honor. She was born and raised in Akron…

ASTRONAUT JAMES A. LOVELL, JR. | Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr., pilot for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Gemini VII spaceflight, walks to the elevator at Pad 19 one hour and 40 minutes before launch of the spacecraft. Moments later astronauts Lovell and Frank Borman, command pilot, rode the elevator to the White Room where they were inserted into the spacecraft to await the final moments of the countdown. Photo credit: NASA Image # : s65-61848 De

At EST on December Gemini 7 blasts off from Cape Canaveral, carrying astronauts Frank Borman and Jim Lovell into space for a mission that lasted 13 days, 18 hours, 35 minutes. (Please note this posted to the minute!

The Gemini-Titan 4 (GT-4) spaceflight launches from Cape Kennedy's Pad 19 at 10:16 a.m. (EST) on June 3, 1965. The GT-4 spacecraft carried astronauts James A. McDivitt, command pilot, and Edward H. White II, pilot, on a four-day, 62-revolution mission. (NASA) #

The Gemini-Titan 4 spaceflight launches from Cape Kennedy on June carrying astronauts James A. McDivitt, command pilot, and Edward H. White II, pilot, on a four-day mission.

NASA's Gemini Mission photographs

The perfect amount of faded light, outdated coloring, and nostalgia seems to make them more beautiful with age. Perhaps that's why this collection of images from NASA's Gemini Program is so stunning.

Life Magazine February 2, 1962 : Cover - Astronaut John Glenn.

Former Ohio U. Senator and astronaut John Glenn—the first American to orbit the Earth and the third in space—died on Thursday at the above gallery shows, the American hero was a fixture in LIFE Magazine throughout the Space Race era, as the U.

Life June 18 1965

Life June 18 1965

Life Magazine Copyright 1965 Astronaut White Spacewalk - Mad Men Art: The Vintage Advertisement Art Collection

Meet some of the first female space explorers. (via LiveScience)

Female Space Explorers (Infographic)

Although more than 500 people have flown in space as of only 54 have been women. Female Space Explorers (Infographic) by Ross Toro, LiveScience contributor

Wernher von Braun: Man in Space, a collaboration between Walt Disney and NASA higher up Wernher von Braun, an educational television program that introduced the topic of American space travel, giving explanations for plans and possibilities of the United States traveling to outer space in an effort to edge out the Soviet Union as the ultimate world power.

Rocket scientist and later head of NASA Wernher von Braun pitching a moon mission on an episode of Walt Disney's "Tomorrowland"

A Little of Everything., from-the-earth-to-the-moon13:    (20 Dec. 1965) —...

nasahistory: “Gemini capsules from Gemini and Two flights rendezvoused in space, marking the first time two manned spacecraft met in orbit.