Gemini 12 launched on 11 November 1966, piloted by Commander James A. Lovell Jr., USN. The mission lasted 3 days, 22 hours, and 34 minutes and included 59 orbits at an altitude of 162.7 nautical miles. Gemini 12 marked the end of the program with Buzz Aldrin setting a spacewalk record. He spent more than five hours outside the capsule while docked to an Agena booster. Recovery was by HS-11 helicopter from USS Wasp (CVS-18).
For more information, visit NASA’s Gemini Program webpage.