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Gemini VII

Mission Number: GT-074-18 December 1965

Crew:
    Frank Borman [1], Commander
    James Lovell [1], Pilot

Backup Crew:
    Edward White, Commander
    Michael Collins, Pilot

Launch:
    Location: Cape Kennedy Air Force Station
    Pad: LC-19
    Date: 4 December 1965
    Time: 19:30:03 UTC

Flight:
    Mission Duration: 13 days, 18 hours, 35 minutes, 1 seconds
    Orbits: 207

Landing:
    Date: 18 December 1965
    Time: 14:05:04 UTC

Recovery:
    Location: Atlantic Ocean (25° 25' N, 70° 7' W)
    Vessel: USS Wasp (CVS-18)

Longest Gemini flight, demonstrating the duration required for a lunar flight.  This was a very boring flight, except at the end when a rendezvous with Gemini VI was acheived.

Gemini VII is located at the National Air and Space Museum Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA.

 


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