How NASA's Gemini Spacecraft Worked (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

How NASAs Gemini Spacecraft Worked (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

Gemini 6A closes to within 35 feet of its sister capsule, Gemini 7, on December 15, 1965. (NASA/JSC/ASU)

Remembering Project Gemini - The Atlantic Gemini closes to within 35 feet of its sister capsule, Gemini on December

Gemini Spacecraft: "Project Gemini Status Report No. 2" 1965 NASA: http://youtu.be/Otbib0IbYGY #Gemini #Spacecraft #spaceflight

Gemini Spacecraft: "Project Gemini Status Report No. 2" 1965 NASA: http://youtu.be/Otbib0IbYGY #Gemini #Spacecraft #spaceflight

Gemini 6 splashes down 26 hours after launch. Once again a stripped back, gorgeous array of vivid colours, the fact that it’s slightly out of focus just adds to the painterly feel.

To The Moon - Time Life Records // Gemini 6 splashes down 26 hours after launch. Once again a stripped back, gorgeous array of vivid colours, the fact that it’s slightly out of focus just adds to the painterly feel.

Remembering Project Gemini - The Atlantic Astronaut John W. Young, the pilot of the Gemini-Titan 3 prime crew, is shown suited up for GT-3 prelaunch test exercises, on March 8, 1965

Astronaut John Young gemini 3 - John Young (astronaut) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Project Gemini | Flickr

Project Gemini | Flickr

The Gemini-Titan 4 (GT-4) spaceflight launches from Cape Kennedy's Pad 19 at 10:16 a.m. (EST) on June 3, 1965. The GT-4 spacecraft carried astronauts James A. McDivitt, command pilot, and Edward H. White II, pilot, on a four-day, 62-revolution mission. (NASA) #

The Gemini-Titan 4 spaceflight launches from Cape Kennedy on June carrying astronauts James A. McDivitt, command pilot, and Edward H. White II, pilot, on a four-day mission.

Cutaway of a Gemini capsule with its service module.

The Gemini spacecraft took 20 astronauts to space and back. Find out how the Gemini spacecraft took NASA one step closer to landing on the moon.

On June 5, 1966, Gemini 9A Commander Eugene Cernan spent more than 2 hours on a spacewalk, taking this photo while standing in the open hatch over the Pacific Ocean. (NASA/JSC/ASU

On June Gemini Commander Eugene Cernan spent more than 2 hours on a spacewalk, taking this photo while standing in the open hatch over the Pacific Ocean.

Project: Gemini - The moon is closer as missions focus more on working towards a lunar landing.  Capsules stay in orbit, but for much longer after launching on Titan rockets, and spacewalks are first performed during Gemini. To purchase prints go to scbb11Sketch's Imagekind

Project Gemini was NASA's second human spaceflight programme. It started in 1961 and concluded in

NASA's Project Gemini photos all available online, including this melancholy image of astronaut Ed White

NASA's Project Gemini photos all available online, including this melancholy image of astronaut Ed White

NASA's Project Gemini photos all available online, including this melancholy image of astronaut Ed White

Remembering Project Gemini - The Atlantic Astronauts Virgil I. Grissom (center) and John W. Young (left), prime crew for the Gemini-Titan 3 mission, are shown inspecting the inside of Gemini spacecraft at the Mission Control Center at Cape Kennedy, Florida, on November 9, 1964.

Astronauts Virgil I. Grissom (center) and John W. Young (left), prime crew for the Gemini-Titan 3 mission, are shown inspecting the inside of Gemini spacecraft at the Mission Control Center at Cape Kennedy, Florida, on November (NASA)

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