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    For Your Astronomers/Historians: March To The Moon Image Gallery

    Link: March to the Moon Image Gallery

    Pictures from the Mercury and Gemini missions can be viewed here.

    Summary of Project Mercury

    Mercury Redstone 1A (MR-1A) 19 December 1960, suborbital.
    Mercury Redstone 2 (MR-2) 31 January 1961, suborbital, carried chimpanzee "Ham".
    Mercury Redstone 3 (MR-3) 5 May 1961, suborbital, piloted by Alan Shepard.
    Mercury Redstone 4 (MR-4) 21 July 1961 piloted by Gus Grissom, film was lost when the spacecraft sank. (Images not available)
    Mercury Atlas 4 (MA-4) 21 February 1961, 1 orbit.
    Mercury Atlas 5 (MA-5) 29 November 1961, 2 orbits, carried chimpanzee "Enos".
    Mercury Atlas 6 (MA-6) 20 February 1962, 3 orbits, piloted by John Glenn.
    Mercury Atlas 7 (MA-7) 24 May 1962, 3 orbits, piloted by Scott Carpenter.
    Mercury Atlas 8 (MA-8) 3 October 1962, piloted by Wally Schirra.
    Mercury Atlas 9 (MA-9), 15 May 1963, piloted by Gordon Cooper.
    Summary Of Project Gemini

    Gemini III 23 March 1965, first crewed flight
    Gemini IV 3-7 June 1965, first EVA
    Gemini V 21-29 August 1965. first week-long flight, first fuel cells
    Gemini VII 4-18 December 1965, first rendezvous with crewed vehicle (Gemini VI-A)
    Gemini VI-A 15-16 December 1965, first rendezvous with crewed vehicle (Gemini VII)
    Gemini VIII 16-17 March 1966, first docking (Agena target vehicle)
    Gemini IX-A 3-6 June 1966, three rendezvous
    Gemini X 18-21 July 1966, first use of docked Agena to propel Gemini spacecraft
    Gemini XI 12-15 September 1966, docking and maneuvering with Agena, altitude record
    Gemini XII 11-15 November 1966, first fully successful EVA (5 hours 30 minutes)
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