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Post  meodingu on Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:39 am

Project Gemini
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Project Gemini focused on conducting experiments and developing and practicing techniques required for lunar missions. The first Gemini flight with astronauts on board, Gemini 3, was flown by Gus Grissom and John Young on March 23, 1965.[18] Nine missions followed, showing that long-duration human space flight and rendezvous and docking with another vehicle in space were possible, and gathering medical data on the effects of weightlessness on humans.[19][20] Gemini missions included the first American spacewalks, and new orbital maneuvers including rendezvous and dockin


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