Titan II GLV | Gemini XI

Titan II GLV | Gemini XI

Space Launch Complex 19
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Gemini 11 was the ninth crewed mission of the NASA's Project Gemini. It was commanded by Command Pilot Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr. and Pulot Richard F. Gordon, Jr. The crew performed a direct-ascent rendezvous with the Agena Target Vehicle on the first orbit and used the Agena rocket engine to put the combined craft in a higher orbit. Astronauts also performed two EVAs and conducted various scientific experiments. The mission started on September 12, 1966, 14:42:26 UTC and, having performed the first totally automatic, computer-controlled reentry, it ended on September 15, 1966, 13:59:35 UTC.

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Gemini SC11


Serial 11

Launch Crew Count 2

Status Single Use

Landing Time 1966-09-15T13:59:00+0000


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Crew

Pete Conrad

Command Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1930-06-02

Deceased 1999-06-08

Status Deceased

Type Government


Richard F. Gordon Jr.

Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1929-10-05

Deceased 2017-11-06

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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