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Rendezvous Docking Simulator

(February 7, 1964) Multiple exposure of Rendezvous Docking Simulator. The Gemini spacecraft was supported in a gimbal system by an overhead crane and gantry arrangement which provided 6 degrees of freedom - rol... more

ASTRONAUT JAMES A. LOVELL, JR.

Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr., pilot for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Gemini-7 spaceflight, walks to the elevator at Pad 19 one hour and 40 minutes before launch of the spacecraft. Moments ... more

Astronaut Edward White Ready For Gemini IV Liftoff

(June 3, 1965) Astronaut Edward H. White II, pilot for NASA's Gemini IV mission is shown in the crew's ready room at Launch Complex 16, suited and ready to ride the van to Launch Complex 19 for insertion in the... more

Boarding Gemini VIII

Description (March 16, 1966) Commander Neil Armstrong (right) and pilot David R. Scott prepare to board the Gemini-Titan VIII. Gemini VIII successfully launched at 11:41 a.m. EST, March 16, 1966. The mission co... more

Gemini from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 76

Detail of a miniature of a nude man and woman holding a shield between them and flanked by trees and lions (for the zodiac sign Gemini), from a calendar page for May. Image taken from f. 76 of Psalter ('The Que... more

Coin with Gemini Zodiac Sign

This coin bears a Gemini symbol found on the other objects in the collection, but it was not created for talismanic purposes. This sign instead corresponds to the month in which it was minted. In his memoirs, t... more

Gemini / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing the twins Castor and Pollux forming the constellation.

Launch of the Gemini 5 spacecraft from Pad 19 at 9 a.m. Aug. 21, 1965.

S65-50774 (21 Aug. 1965) --- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration launched the Gemini-5 spacecraft from Pad 19 at 9 a.m. (EST) Aug. 21, 1965, on a planned eight-day orbital mission. Astronaut L. Go... more

Shadowgraph Images of Re-entry Vehicles

These four shadowgraph images represent early re-entry vehicle concepts. A shadowgraph is a process that makes visible the disturbances that occur in a fluid flow at high velocity, in which light passing throug... more

Astronaut Scott Carpenter during centrifuge training

B59-00570 (August 1959) --- Astronaut Scott Carpenter trains at the centrifuge procedures trainer at Wright Field, Johnsville, Pennsylvania, for project Mercury. Photo credit: NASA

Personnel - Astronaut Scott Carpenter - Centrifuge

B59-00723 (1959) --- Close-up of astronaut M. Scott Carpenter, prime pilot for the Mercury-Atlas 7 (MA-7) mission, during centrifuge training. (M-199) Photo credit: NASA

Big Joe launch vehicle after launching at Cape Canaveral

B59-00556 (9 Sept. 1959) --- U.S. Air Force photo of Big Joe launch vehicle after launching at Cape Canaveral, Florida, for a suborbital test of the Mercury capsule. The capsule was recovered successfully after... more

B59-00587 (1959) --- Astronaut Virgil (Gus) Grissom is pictured leaving a U.S. Navy installation and removing his helmet. Photo credit: NASA b59-00587

B59-00587 (1959) --- Astronaut Virgil (Gus) Grissom is pictured leaving a U.S. Navy installation and removing his helmet. Photo credit: NASA

Rhesus Monkey - Miss Sam - Fiberglass Couch - Little Joe (LJ)-1B Flight - Prep

B59-00828 (21 Jan. 1959) --- The test subject, a rhesus monkey named Miss Sam, is seen encased in a model of the Mercury fiberglass contour couch. She is being placed in a container for the Little Joe 1B suborb... more

SHEPARD, ALAN B., ASTRONAUT - SUIT

G60-02665 (1960) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) pilot, wearing pressure suit with body parachute. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Portrait - Astronaut Grissom, Virgil I.

G60-02740 (May 1960) --- Astronaut Virgil I. Grissom. Photo credit: NASA

ASTRONAUT GLENN - MISC.

G60-02424 (1960) --- John H. Glenn Jr., one of the seven recently selected Mercury astronauts, participates in a suit-fitting session. Photo credit: NASA

A long-lost spacesuit recently uncovered

Description: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - This locker reveals a long-lost spacesuit recently uncovered at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida. A recent venture into a long-locked room at CCA... more

PORTRAIT - ASTRONAUT CARPENTER, M. SCOTT

G60-02737 (May 1960) --- Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter. Photo credit: NASA

SHEPARD, ALAN B., ASTRONAUT - MISC. - PA

G60-02402 (1960) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. prepares for testing in a capsule of the U.S. Navy's centrifuge at Johnsville, Pennsylvania. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

PORTRAIT - SCHIRRA, WALTER, JR., ASTRONAUT - MISC.

G60-02741 (May 1960) --- Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr. Photo credit: NASA

Portrait - Astronaut Cooper

G60-02738 (May 1960) --- Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr. Photo credit: NASA

Launch of Little Joe I-B from Wallops Island

B60-00364 (4 Nov. 1959) --- Launch of Little Joe-2 from Wallops Island carrying Mercury spacecraft test article. The suborbital test flight of the Mercury capsule was to test the escape system. Vehicle function... more

Astronaut Virgil Grissom standing beside F-102 on the flight line

B60-00708 (1960) --- Astronaut Virgil I (Gus) Grissom pictured standing beside a F-102 on the flight line. Photo credit: NASA

LIFTOFF

S61-01205 (29 July 1960) --- Launch of the unmanned Mercury Atlas-1 (MA-1) spacecraft for a suborbital test flight of the Mercury capsule reentry, which did not achieve orbit. The Atlas exploded 65 seconds afte... more

SUIT - ASTRONAUT S. CARPENTER - PA

S61-03510 (1961) --- Project Mercury astronaut M. Scott Carpenter smiles, in his pressure suit, prior to participating in a simulated mission run at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Astronaut Carpenter has been select... more

SCHIRRA, WALTER, JR., ASTRONAUT - TRAINING - CENTRIFUGE - PA

G60-02461 (1960) --- Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr. prepares to enter gondola of centrifuge which is used to test gravitational stress on astronauts training for spaceflight. Schirra became the pilot of the Me... more

Astronaut John Glenn - Egress Training Activity - Langley AFB, VA

B60-00285 (1960) --- Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., pilot of the Mercury Atlas 6 spaceflight, emerges from an egress trainer during training activity at the Langley Research Center. He is attempting to transfer o... more

LIFTOFF - MERCURY-REDSTONE (MR)-1A - CAPE

S62-08106 (19 Dec. 1960) --- Launch of the unmanned Mercury Redstone 1A (MR-1A) from Cape Canaveral on Dec. 19, 1960. Successful flight to peak altitude of 135 statue miles. Horizontal distance of 235 statue mi... more

S62-00992 (1961) --- Mercury astronaut John Glenn looks into a Celestial Training Device (globe) during training in the Aeromedical Laboratory at Cape Canaveral, Florida. s62_00992

S62-00992 (1961) --- Mercury astronaut John Glenn looks into a Celestial Training Device (globe) during training in the Aeromedical Laboratory at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Astronauts Shepard and Glenn - Breakfast - Pre-Mercury-Redstone (MR)-3 Flight - Cape

S61-02735 (5 May 1961) --- Astronauts Alan Shepard and John Glenn at breakfast before Shepard's Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) spaceflight. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Rear View - Astronaut Alan Shepard - Pressure Suit

S61-02796 (5 May 1961) --- Rear view of astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., in his pressure suit and helmet, as he approaches the Freedom 7 capsule in preparation for ingress before the Mercury-Redstone 3 mission. A... more

LITTLE JOE 5A

S61-01600 (11 March 1961) --- This is the G2498 Little Joe 5A mission preparedness chart. Photo credit: NASA

Photograph 1 of Astronaut Edward H. White II's Space Walk on Gemini IV

This item is a photograph of astronaut Edward H. White II's space walk (Extra Vehicular Activity) on Gemini IV. Source Files on Project Gemini

Arrival at Grand Bahamas Island - Press Conference

S61-02385 (5 July 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. arrives at Grand Bahamas Island and is greeted by astronauts Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom (right) and Donald Slayton (left) and also by Keith Lindell (betwee... more

Astronaut Alan Shepard in pressure suit with Freedom 7 capsule

S61-02547 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., in his pressure suit and helmet, looks into the Freedom 7 capsule in preparation for ingress before the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission. Photo credit:... more

Astronaut - Shepard - MR-3

S61-02785 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. in his pressure suit is seated in a reclining chair while a technician checks communications equipment in his helmet. He is in the suiting trailer before... more

Astronaut Alan Shepard - Pressure Suit - Mercury-Redstone (MR)-3 flight

S61-02755 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. is being helped into the lower half of his pressure suit for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight, the first American manned spaceflight. Photo credit: N... more

Celestial Training Device MA-7

S61-04621 (1961) --- Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter looks into a Celestial Training Device (globe) during training in the Aeromedical Laboratory at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo credit: NASA

ASTRONAUT SHEPARD - PRESSURE SUIT - FREEDOM "7" CAPSULE

S61-02792 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., in his pressure suit and helmet, approaches the Freedom 7 capsule in preparation for insertion before the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission. Photo credi... more

ASTRONAUT SHEPARD - PREFLIGHT ACTIVITIES

S61-02794 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., shakes hands with fellow astronaut Virgil I. Grissom (on left, back to camera), prior to ingressing the capsule for his Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) spacef... more

SHEPARD, ALAN - ASTRONAUT - SUIT - CAPE

S61-03651 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., in his pressure suit and helmet, is being inserted into the Freedom 7 capsule in preparation for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission. Photo credit: NA... more

SHEPARD, ALAN

S61-03850 (1 Oct. 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. (right) receives a plaque and award from members of the British Rocket Society. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Photograph of Gemini 3 with clouds, Atlantic Ocean and Bermuda in Lower Right

This items is a Photograph of Gemini 3 with clouds, Atlantic Ocean and Bermuda in Lower Right. Source Files on Project Gemini

Photograph 3 of Astronaut Edward H. White II's Space Walk on Gemini IV

This item is a photograph of astronaut Edward H. White II's space walk (Extra Vehicular Activity) on Gemini IV. Source Files on Project Gemini

ASTRONAUT VIRGIL I. GRISSOM - SUIT

S64-36909 (1961) --- Astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom, pilot of the Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) spaceflight, wearing Mercury pressure suit, poses for picture during training activities at the Florida Space Cente... more

ASTRONAUT GROUP - FLIGHT LINE

S61-01250 (20 Jan. 1961) --- Photo of the Mercury astronauts standing beside a Convair 106-B aircraft. They are, left to right, M. Scott Carpenter, L. Gordon Cooper Jr., John H. Glenn Jr., Virgil I. Grissom, Wa... more

Astronauts Glenn, Grissom and Shepard - Redstone

S61-00239 (1961) --- Mercury astronauts John H. Glenn Jr., Virgil I. Grissom and Alan B. Shepard Jr. standing by Redstone rocket in their spacesuits. Photo credit: NASA

LITTLE JOE 5A - CAPSULE 14

S61-01372 (21 Feb. 1961) --- Launch of the unmanned Mercury-Atlas 2 (MA-2) vehicle for a suborbital test flight of the Mercury capsule. The upper part of Atlas is stengthened by an eight-inch wide stainless ste... more

GANTRY - ASTRONAUT GLENN - CAPE

Astronauts John H. Glenn Jr. (center), and John Peterson (right), in gantry viewing Mercury Spacecraft during assembly. CAPE CANAVERAL, FL B&W

Photograph of Gemini 9 Recovery

This item is a Photograph of the Gemini 9 Recovery. Source Files on Project Gemini

Photograph of Gemini 3 Recovery

This item is a Photograph of the Gemini 3 Recovery. Source Files on Project Gemini

GRISSOM, GUS - PRESSURE SUIT

S61-01490 (4 April 1961) --- Astronaut Virgil Grissom photographed in the new Mercury spacesuit, holding his helmet. Photo credit: NASA

CLOSEUP VIEW - ASTRONAUT SHEPARD, ALAN - PRESSURE SUIT - MERCURY-REDSTONE (MR)-3 - CAPE

S61-02775 (5 May 1961) --- Close-up view of astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. in his pressure suit, with helmet opened, for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight, the first American manned spaceflight. Photo credit:... more

ASTRONAUT VIRGIL I. GRISSOM - SUIT - SUIT ADJUSTMENT - CAPE

S64-36915 (1961) --- A NASA suit technician adjusts astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom's Mercury pressure suit during prelaunch activities at the Florida Space Center. Photo credit: NASA

Astronaut Alan B. Shepard has his blood pressure and temperature checked

S61-02740 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. has his heart rate checked prior to his Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission, the first American manned suborbital spaceflight. The attending physician is D... more

Studying - Astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr. - Mercury-Atlas (MA)-6 - Cape

S61-04546 (1961) --- Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) "Friendship 7" mission, takes part in spacecraft systems briefing during preflight activity at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Phot... more

Photograph 4 of Astronaut Edward H. White II's Space Walk on Gemini IV

This item is a photograph of astronaut Edward H. White II's space walk (Extra Vehicular Activity) on Gemini IV. Source Files on Project Gemini

SCHIRRA, WALTER, JR. - ASTRONAUT - MISC.

S61-02839 (1961) --- Astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom, pilot of the Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) spaceflight, suits up for MR-4 simulation training. Assisting is suit technician Joe Schmitt. Photo credit: NASA

Astronaut Alan B. Shepard has his blood pressure and temperature checked

S61-02749 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. has his blood pressure and temperature checked prior to his Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission, the first American manned spaceflight. The attending physi... more

ASTRONAUT ALAN SHEPARD - PREFLIGHT ACTIVITIES - CAPE

S61-02767 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. in flight couch for final check before insertion into capsule for his Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Sp... more

Crew Members - USS Champlain - Arrival - Astronaut Alan Shepard

S61-02711 (5 May 1961) --- Crew members of the U.S. Navy Carrier Champlain cheer and take pictures of the arrival of the first Project Mercury pilot to fly a suborbital flight, astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. Two... more

Liftoffs - Cape

S61-01908 (5 May 1961) --- This is the launch of the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) spacecraft from Cape Canaveral on a suborbital mission -- the first U.S. manned spaceflight. The spacecraft is already headed towar... more

Photograph 2 of Astronaut Edward H. White II's Space Walk on Gemini IV

This item is a photograph of astronaut Edward H. White II's space walk (Extra Vehicular Activity) on Gemini IV. Source Files on Project Gemini

Chimpanzee "Ham" - Biosensors - Cape

S61-00203 (31 Jan. 1961) --- Chimpanzee "Ham" with bio-sensors attached to his body is readied by handlers for his trip in the Mercury-Redstone 2 (MR-2) spacecraft. Photo credit: NASA

ASTRONAUT GRISSOM, VIRGIL I. - MERCURY SPACECRAFT - EGRESS TRAINING

S61-03885 (26 April 1961) --- Astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom, wearing the new Mercury spacesuit, stands outside of a mock-up of the Mercury capsule on the deck of a ship taking him to emergency water egress ... more

Mercury Redstone 3 imagery

JSC2007-E-046476 (1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., one of three NASA astronauts chosen for the Project Mercury first manned suborbital flight, prepares for testing in a capsule of the U.S. Navy's centri... more

Photograph of Gemini 3 Launch

This item is a photograph of the Gemini 3 Launch. Source Files on Project Gemini

GRISSOM, VIRGIL I., ASTRONAUT - RECOVERY

S61-04037 (1961) --- Astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom, pilot of the Mercury-Redstone 4 spaceflight, sits in a life raft during water egress training activies. Photo credit: NASA

Photograph of Gemini 3 Recovery on the U.S.S. Intrepid

This item is a Photograph of Gemini 3 Recovery on the U.S.S. Intrepid. Source Files on Project Gemini

Original Mercury Astronauts - Col. John A. (Shorty) Powers

S61-00246 (25 July 1961) --- Photo of the original Mercury astronauts with Col. John A. (Shorty) Powers seated around a table talking to the news media. From left to right are: L. Gordon Cooper, Donald K. Sla... more

Astronaut Alan Shepard - Pressure Suit - Mercury-Redstone (MR)-3 Flight

S61-02766 (5 May 1961) --- Side view of astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. in his pressure suit, with helmet closed, for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight, the first American manned spaceflight. Photo credit: NAS... more

FLIGHT LINE PREP. - ASTRONAUTS SLAYTON, GRISSOM, SCHIRRA

M61-00012 (20 Jan. 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. pictured on the flight line climbing aboard a F-106 aircraft. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter in the cockpit of a T-106

M61-00017 (10 Jan. 1961) --- Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter on flight line with a F-106. Photo credit: NASA

Chimpanzee "Ham" during preflight activity prior to Mercury-Redstone 2 flight

G61-00337 (31 Jan. 1961) --- Chimpanzee "Ham" during preflight activity with one of his handlers prior to the Mercury-Redstone 2 (MR-2) test flight which was conducted on Jan. 31, 1961. Photo credit: NASA

Astronaut John Glenn and news media representatives during tour of Cape

M61-00041 (January 1961) --- Astronaut John Glenn and news media representatives are pictured during a press conference and spacecraft familiarization tour of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo credit: NASA

Primate Ham - Fitted Suit - Couch - Mercury-Redstone (MR)-2 - Capsule #5

S63-20801 (23 Jan. 1961) --- Primate chimpanzee ?Ham?, in his spacesuit, is fitted into the couch of the Mercury-Redstone 2 (MR-2) capsule #5 prior to its test flight which was conducted on Jan. 31, 1961. Photo... more

Champanzee Ham - Suit

S63-20800 (31 Jan. 1961) --- Chimpanzee "Ham" being assisted into "spacesuit" prior to the Mercury-Redstone 2 (MR-2) test flight which was conducted on Jan. 31, 1961. Photo credit: NASA

Recovery - Mercury-Redstone (MR)-2 - Loaded on Ship - Chimp "Ham"

S61-00199 (31 Jan. 1961) --- Recovery personnel aboard the USS Donner remove ?Ham?, a 37-pound chimpanzee, from a Mercury-Redstone spacecraft following the successful Mercury-Redstone 2 (MR-2) suborbital flight... more

LIFTOFF - MERCURY-REDSTONE (MR)-2 - CAPE

S63-22731 (31 Jan. 1961) --- The launch of the Mercury-Redstone 2 (MR-2) suborbital mission from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Jan. 31, 1961. Onboard the spacecraft was ?Ham?, a 37-pound chimpanzee. Despite an ov... more

SUIT TEST - ASTRONAUT GRISSOM

G61-00490 (1961) --- Astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom, wearing the new Mercury pressure suit, is preparing for centrifuge training. He is receiving assistance in adjusting the breathing apparatus which is atta... more

MERCURY-ATLAS (MA)-6 - GLOBE - CELESTIAL TRAINING DEVICE - CAPE

S61-04622 (1961) --- Mercury astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. looks into a Celestial Training Device (globe) during training in the Aeromedical Laboratory at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo credit: NASA

Camera Aboard "Friendship 7" - Astronaut John Glenn - Spaceflight

S62-00303 (20 Feb. 1962) --- A camera onboard the "Friendship 7" Mercury spacecraft photographs astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. during the Mercury-Atlas 6 spaceflight. Photo credit: NASA

Camera Aboard "Friendship 7" - Photographs Astronaut John Glenn During Spaceflight

S62-00302 (20 Feb. 1962) --- A camera onboard the "Friendship 7" Mercury spacecraft photographs astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. during his Mercury-Atlas 6 spaceflight. Photo credit: NASA

MA-6 - LIFTOFF

S62-00337 (20 Feb. 1962) --- Liftoff of Mercury-Atlas 6, Feb. 20, 1962, carrying astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. Photo credit: NASA

Astronaut John Glenn leaving crew quarters prior to launch

S62-00330 (1962) --- Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. (left), Dr. William Douglas, astronauts flight surgeon, and equipment specialist Joe Schmitt leave crew quarters prior to Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) mission. Glenn i... more

CAMERA -"FRIENDSHIP 7" - PHOTOGRAPHS ASTRONAUT GLENN, JOHN - MERCURY-ATLAS (MA)-6

S62-00304 (20 Feb. 1962) --- Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. is pictured aboard the Mercury-Atlas (MA-6) Friendship 7 capsule during the U.S.'s initial orbital flight. Photo credit: NASA

MERCURY-ATLAS (MA)-2 - LIFTOFF - CAPE

S61-01226 (21 Feb. 1961) --- Launch of the unmanned Mercury-Atlas 2 (MA-2) vehicle for a suborbital test flight of the Mercury capsule. The upper part of Atlas is stengthened by an eight-inch wide stainless ste... more

MERCURY CAPSULE - WATER EGRESS TRAINING

S61-03256 (13 Sept. 1961) --- Recovery of Mercury spacecraft at end of the Mercury-Atlas 4 (MA-4) mission. Notice the extended antenna on top of the capsule. Photo credit: NASA

Recovery of the Little Joe 5A spacecraft

S61-01398 (18 March 1961) --- View of the recovery of the Little Joe-5A spacecraft which lifted off on March 18, 1961 from Wallops Island. The photo was taken from the recovery helicopter and shows the craft's ... more

Astronaut Alan Shepard - Pressure Suit - Mercury-Redstone (MR)-3 Flight

S61-02757 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. is being helped into his pressure suit for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight, the first American manned spaceflight. Photo credit: NASA or National Ae... more