Gemini Project

Designed as a bridge between Mercury and Apollo, Project Gemini primarily tested equipment and mission procedures and trained astronauts and ground crews for future Apollo missions to the Moon.

Radio Programs

Meeting in Space A meet-and-greet in space Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Gemini 5 Powering up for a trip to space Sunday, August 23, 2015
Gemini 4 Floating into the history books Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Small Steps Small steps in the exploration of space Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Featured Images

Stepping Out Wednesday, June 3, 2015
A painting by Andrew Wyeth depicts preparations for a Gemini launch in the 1960s
Ready for Liftoff Monday, May 30, 2011


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