Gemini 7 on the launch pad.
Gemini 7 was a manned spaceflight in NASA‘s Gemini program. It was the
fourth manned Gemini flight, the twelfth manned American flight and the
twentieth manned spaceflight including Soviet flights and X-15 flights above
the Kármán line. The crew of Frank F. Borman, II and James A. Lovell, Jr
spent nearly 14 days in space, making a total of 206 orbits. Their spacecraft
was the passive target for the first manned space rendezvous performed by
the crew of Gemini 6A.
From left: James A. Lovell, Jr. and Frank F. Borman, ll