|Mission Number: GT-04||3-7 June 1965|
James McDivitt , Commander
Edward White , Pilot
Frank Borman, Commander
James Lovell, Pilot
Location: Cape Kennedy Air Force Station
Date: 3 June 1965
Time: 15:15:59 UTC
Mission Duration: 4 days, 1 hours, 56 minutes, 12 seconds
EVA#1: 46 minutes
Date: 7 June 1965
Time: 17:12:11 UTC
Location: Atlantic Ocean (27° 44' N, 74° 11' W)
Vessel: USS Wasp (CVS-18)
White performed the first American space walk, lasting a little over 20 minutes outside the capsule. This had been hastily added to the mission following a Soviet spacewalk.
The crew originally wanted to name the spacecraft "American Eagle", but NASA nixed the idea. Crews were not allowed to name their spacecraft agin until Apollo.
Gemini IV is located at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC.
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