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NH 97511 Gemini IV Space Flight, June 1965

Photo #: NH 97511  Gemini IV Space Flight, June 1965
Title: Gemini IV Space Flight, June 1965
Description: The Gemini IV space capsule is lifted aboard USS Wasp (CVS-18) on 7 June 1965, after completing a 62 revolution flight around the Earth in 97 hours and 56 minutes. The spacecraft, crewed by Astronauts James A. McDivitt and Edward H. White, landed about 48 miles short of its target and some 400 miles east of Cape Kennedy, Florida, at 12:12 PM Eastern Standard Time on 7 June. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Gemini IV mission covered over 1,600,000 miles in the longest multimanned space flight yet flown. Caption information comes from the original NASA caption. Official National Aeronautics and Space Administration Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97511
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