Titan II GLV | Gemini IX-A

Titan II GLV | Gemini IX-A

Launch Complex 19
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA













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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.


Gemini IX-A (Gemini 9A)

Gemini 9A was the seventh crewed mission of the NASA's Project Gemini. The mission was commanded by Command Pilot Thomas P. Stafford and Pilot Eugene Cernan. The astronauts rendezvoused with the Augmented Docking Target Adapter, but were unable to dock due to docking target's fairing which failed to deploy. The mission started on June 3, 1966, 13:39:33 UTC and ended on June 6, 1966, 14:00:23 UTC.

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Gemini SC9

Serial 9

Launch Crew Count 2

Status Single Use

Landing Time 1966-06-06T14:00:00+0000



Thomas P. Stafford

Command Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1930-09-17

Deceased 2024-03-18

Status Deceased

Type Government

Gene Cernan


Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1934-03-14

Deceased 2017-01-16

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 12

Consecutive Success 12

Maiden Flight 1964-04-08

Launch Failures 0




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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