GEMINI 6                           MANNED FLIGHT                               USA

First close-up rendevouz of two manned spacecrafts, together with earlier launched Gemini 7. Launch abort at first lauch attempt just after engine ignition.

Walter M. Schirra

Commander

credit: NASA

LAUNCH :

13.37 GMT

Cape Canaveral

Florida / USA

LC-19

Dec.15 / 1965

8.13.05

23:15:35

SPACECRAFT :


Gemini

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Titan 2

LANDING :

15.28 GMT


Atlantic Ocean (USS Wasp)

1010 km SW of Bermuda Ilds.

Dec.16 / 1965

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT   

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Flight no.  017

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

28.89

Altitude

258 / 271 km

Duration

1d01h51m

Orbits

16

Thomas P. Stafford

Pilot

Gemini 6 seen from Gemini 7