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Project Gemini

Author : John Hamilton
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Gemini was the second major project in the United States' manned spaceflight effort. This title will examine each two-man mission to test equipment and techniques to be used by the later Apollo missions to the Moon. These include docking maneuvers and spacewalks, all untested before the Gemini missions. Will also examine the parallel space exploration efforts of the Soviet Union during this period. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Project Gemini Technology and Operations

Author : James M. Grimwood
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Manned Space Flight Program of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Projects Mercury Gemini and Apollo

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences
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NASA EP

Author : United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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NASA Authorization for Fiscal Year 1963

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Aeronautical and Space Sciences
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NASA Historical Data Book Programs and projects 1958 1968

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NASA SP

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Horizons Unlimited

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To build a firm foundation for [the readers'] aerospace education and start [them on their] trek through space, [the authors] have developed this textbook.... It contains the basic information [the readers] need to start on [their] journey. -Intro.

Gemini Flies

Author : David J. Shayler
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In May 1961, President John F. Kennedy committed the United States to landing a man on the moon before the end of the decade. With just a handful of years to pull it off, NASA authorized the Project Gemini space program, which gathered vital knowledge needed to achieve the nation’s goal. This book introduces the crucial three-step test program employed by the Gemini system, covering: The short unmanned orbital flight of Gemini 1 that tested the compatibility of launch vehicle, spacecraft and ground systems. The unmanned suborbital flight of Gemini 2 to establish the integrity of the reentry system and protective heat shield. The three-orbit manned evaluation flight of Gemini 3, christened ‘Molly Brown’ by her crew. A mission recalled orbit by orbit, using mission transcripts, post-flight reports and the astronauts’ own account of their historic journey. The missions of Project Gemini was the pivotal steppingstone between Project Mercury and the Apollo Program. Following the success of its first two unmanned missions and the exploits of Gus Grissom and John Young on Gemini 3, NASA gained the confidence to plan an even bolder step on its next mission, as described in the next book in this series on Gemini 4.

On the Shoulders of Titans

Author : Barton C. Hacker
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