Gemini 3

Virgil "Gus" Grissom and John Young flew the first piloted Gemini mission on March 23, 1965. It was the first manned mission that changed its orbit (other than for re-entry), demonstrating a necessary component of orbital rendezvous. Gemini 3 splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean after completing three orbits.








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Sven Knudson, IPMS#32490
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