Fifty years ago in 1966 Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Jim Lovell stand by a mockup of their Gemini XII spacecraft the final Gemini flight. Aldrin would later be the second man to walk on the moon and Lovell would safely return Apollo XIII to Earth.
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Omega Speedmaster Professional Apollo XIII Prime Crew: Haise, Lovell, Mattingly (l-r) wearing their Speedmasters. Behind them, their spacecraft on the launch pad –the defective oxygen tank has aleady been installed.
At EST on December Gemini 7 blasts off from Cape Canaveral, carrying astronauts Frank Borman and Jim Lovell into space for a mission that lasted 13 days, 18 hours, 35 minutes. (Please note this posted to the minute!
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