LAUNCH OF GEMINI 7 ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Gemini 7 crew from left: James A. Lovell, Jr and Frank F. Borman

Gemini 7 (officially Gemini VII) was the 4th manned flight in NASA’s Gemini program,
the 12th manned American flight and the 20th spaceflight of all time. The crew of
Frank F. Borman, II and James A. Lovell, Jr (above) spent nearly 13 2/3 days in
space for a total of 206 orbits, and were joined on orbit by the Gemini-6A flight
which performed the first rendezvous maneuver of manned spacecraft.


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Above picture taken during the rendezvous of Gemini 6 and 7

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