Titan II GLV | Gemini VI-A

Titan II GLV | Gemini VI-A

Launch Complex 19
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA













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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Gemini VI-A (Gemini 6A)

Gemini 6A was the fifth crewed mission of NASA's Project Gemini. The mission was commanded by Command Pilot Walter M. Schirra, Jr. and Pilot Thomas P. Stafford. The mission achieved the first crewed rendezvous with the Gemini 7 spacecraft. The mission began on December 15, 1965, 13:37:26 UTC and ended on December 16, 1965, 15:28:50 UTC.

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Gemini SC6

Serial 6

Launch Crew Count 2

Status Single Use

Landing Time 1965-12-16T15:28:50+0000



Wally Schirra

Command Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1923-03-12

Deceased 2007-05-03

Status Deceased

Type Government

Thomas P. Stafford


Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1930-09-17

Deceased 2024-03-18

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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