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Gemini I

Titan II GLV

United States Air Force

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Gemini I

Type: Test Flight

Gemini 1 was the first mission in NASA’s Gemini program. An uncrewed test flight of the Gemini spacecraft, its main objectives were to test the structural integrity of the new spacecraft and modified Titan II launch vehicle. It was also the first test of the new tracking and communication systems for the Gemini program and provided training for the ground support crews for the first crewed missions.

Mission patch for Gemini I

Location

Launch Complex 19

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

872 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Launch Complex 19, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Titan II GLV – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Family: Titan
  • Length: 33.2 m
  • Diameter: 3.05 m
  • Launch Mass: 154 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 3850 kg

The Titan II GLV was manufactured by National Aeronautics and Space Administration with the first launch on 1964-04-08. Titan II GLV has 12 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 12 launches. The Titan II GLV (Gemini Launch Vehicle) or Gemini-Titan II was an American expendable launch system derived from the Titan II missile, which was used to launch twelve Gemini missions for NASA between 1964 and 1966. Two unmanned launches followed by ten manned ones were conducted from Launch Complex 19 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, starting with Gemini 1 on April 8, 1964.

Agency

United States Air Force – USAF

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: USAF
  • Country: USA
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