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Gemini XI

Titan II GLV

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Pete Conrad

Pete Conrad

Status: Deceased
6/2/1930 - 6/8/1999
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 8/21/1965
Last Flight: 5/25/1973

Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. was an American NASA astronaut, aeronautical engineer, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and during the Apollo 12 mission became the third man to walk on the Moon. Conrad was selected in NASA's second astronaut class.

Richard F. Gordon Jr.

Richard F. Gordon Jr.

Status: Deceased
10/5/1929 - 11/6/2017
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 9/12/1966
Last Flight: 11/14/1969

Richard Francis Gordon Jr. was an American naval officer and aviator, chemist, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. He was one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon, as the Command Module Pilot for the Apollo 12 mission. He also flew in space in 1966 as the Pilot of the Gemini 11 mission.

Mission

Gemini XI (Gemini 11)

Type: Human Exploration

Gemini 11 was the ninth crewed mission of the NASA’s Project Gemini. It was commanded by Command Pilot Charles “Pete” Conrad, Jr. and Pulot Richard F. Gordon, Jr. The crew performed a direct-ascent rendezvous with the Agena Target Vehicle on the first orbit and used the Agena rocket engine to put the combined craft in a higher orbit. Astronauts also performed two EVAs and conducted various scientific experiments. The mission started on September 12, 1966, 14:42:26 UTC and, having performed the first totally automatic, computer-controlled reentry, it ended on September 15, 1966, 13:59:35 UTC.

Mission patch for Gemini XI (Gemini 11)

Location

Launch Complex 19

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

865 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

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Type: Government
Abbreviation: NASA
Administration: Administrator: Bill Nelson
Founded: 1958
Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS
Spacecraft: Orion
Country: USA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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