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Gemini IV

Mission Number: GT-043-7 June 1965

Crew:
    James McDivitt [1], Commander
    Edward White [1], Pilot

Backup Crew:
    Frank Borman, Commander
    James Lovell, Pilot

Launch:
    Location: Cape Kennedy Air Force Station
    Pad: LC-19
    Date: 3 June 1965
    Time: 15:15:59 UTC

Flight:
    Mission Duration: 4 days, 1 hours, 56 minutes, 12 seconds
    Orbits: 62
    EVA#1: 46 minutes

Landing:
    Date: 7 June 1965
    Time: 17:12:11 UTC

Recovery:
    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.

Gemini IV is located at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC.

 


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