Gemini 8 Next / Telescope in Space / U.S. Space Port


Gemini 8 Next / Telescope in Space / U.S. Space Port


This film is comprised of three segments: The first focuses on Gemini 8 pilots Neil Armstrong and David Scott, the second on the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory (OAO), and the third, on the construction of the first operational spaceport.

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SNAC Resource ID: 11614519

National Archives at College Park

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