Gemini IV (Gemini 4)

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 19 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Gemini 4 was the second crewed mission of the NASA's Project Gemini. The mission was commanded by Command Pilot James A. McDivitt and Pilot Edward H. White II. On the mission, White became the first American to perform a spacewalk. The mission began on June 3, 1965, 15:15:59 UTC and ended on June 7, 1965, 17:12:11 UTC.

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Additional Media

Launch of Gemini 4 (CBS audio)

The launch of Gemini 4 - June 3rd 1965 - Onboard are astronauts Jim McDivitt (Command Pilot) and Edward White (Pilot). This is the CBS TV broadcast audio wit...

Titan II

Family: Titan
Configuration: GLV

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.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    33.2 m
  • Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    154 T
  • Thrust
    1913 kN
Family
  • Name
    Titan II
  • Family
    Titan
  • Variant
    GLV
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Titan II GLV
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    3850 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Gemini SC4


In-active Human Rated Crew On-board: 2 Crew Capacity: 2
Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Serial Number: 4

Gemini SC4 is the Gemini capsule used for the Gemini 4 mission launched on June 3, 1965 and crewed by astronauts James McDivitt (command pilot) and Ed White (pilot).

Gemini Details

Crew


James McDivitt

Command Pilot - American - (NASA)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: June 10, 1929
Age: 90

Ed White

Pilot - American - (NASA)

Status: Lost In Training

Date of Birth: Nov. 14, 1930
Date of Death: Jan. 27, 1967

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Administrator: Jim Bridenstine Founded: 1958 Successes: 38 Failures: 3 Pending: 8

Agency Type: Government

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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