Titan II GLV | Gemini III

Titan II GLV | Gemini III

Space Launch Complex 19
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Gemini 3 was the first crewed mission of the Gemini program. Mission Command Pilot Gus Grissom and PilotJohn Young flew 3 orbits in a flight that was the last one to be operated from the Cape Kennedy Air Force Station. The mission was considered a success and was the first flight to perform an orbital maneuver. Gemini 3 fired its engines for 1 minute and 14 seconds changing its orbit. The mission lasted 4 hours and 52 minutes.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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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Gemini SC3


Serial 3

Launch Crew Count 2

Status Single Use

Landing Time 1965-03-23T14:24:00+0000


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Crew

Gus Grissom

Command Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1926-04-03

Deceased 1967-01-27

Status Lost In Training

Type Government


John Young

Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1930-09-24

Deceased 2018-01-05

Status Deceased

Type Government


Titan II GLV


Height 33.20 Meters

Max Stages 2

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 1913 kN

Diameter 3.05 Meters

Mass To LEO 3850 kg

Liftoff Mass 154 Tonnes


Launch Success 10

Consecutive Success 10

Maiden Flight 1964-04-08

Launch Failures 0


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Gemini

Project Gemini was NASA's second human spaceflight program. Conducted between projects Mercury and Apollo, Gemini started in 1961 and concluded in 1966.

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