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2007-Jul-12, 07:48 PM
Project Mercury and Project Gemini preceded the landing of a person on the Moon. These projects taught the United States how to safely fly humans in to space and out to adventure. ...

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Doctor Know
2007-Jul-13, 01:45 AM
Look like fun reads. I've always felt Project Gemini gets slighted somewhat as the forgotten middlechild between the fame and personality of the Mercury Seven and the staggering achievement of Apollo. Nice to see it gets it's own volume.

2007-Jul-14, 02:13 AM
I was at the Cape doing Polaris launches during the Gemini days and watched a couple of Gemini launches. I later worked on the Apollo Command Module control system in the late 1960s at Honeywell. We learned a helluva lot for the Apollo system from the Gemini flights.