- Pad 19 ()
- Titan-II (4)
- 1st NASA EVA
- James A. McDivitt (1), Commander
- Edward H. White II (1), Pilot
- Frank Borman
- James A. Lovell, Jr.
- Clifton C. Williams, Jr. (Cape)
- Virgil I. Grissom (Houston)
- Gemini-4 capsule
- Evaluate effects of prolonged space flight. Demonstrate and evaluate
performance of spacecraft and systems in 4-day flight. Evaluate procedures
for crew rest and work cycles, eating schedules, and realtime flight
- Secondary objectives included: Demonstrate and evaluate EVA and control
by use of HHMU and tether. Stationkeep and rendezvous with second
stage of GLV. Evaluate spacecraft systems. Make in-and-out-of plane
maneuvers. Further test OAMS retro backup capability. Perform 11
- June 3, 1965 10:15:59.562 am.
- Altitude: 296.1 km (159.9nm)
- Inclination: xxx degrees
- Orbits: 62
- Duration: 4 Days, 1 hour, 56 min, 12 seconds
- Distance: km
- June 7, 1965. Landing was at 27deg 44min North and 74deg 11min
West. Landing was 81.4km from attempted landing zone.
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- Gemini-4 was NASA's 1st Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) operation.
EVA time 36min
- All but one primary objectives were acheived. Computer controlled
reentry in the demonstration and evaluation of spacecraft systems
objective was not flown because of inadvertent alteration of
computer memory. All secondary objectives were met except one.
The secondary objective of stationkeeping and rendezvous was only
partially successful because separation and rendezvous was not
attempted due to fuel consumption.
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