NASA Photo ID: S66-34610           File Name: 10074351.jpg
Film Type: 120mm                   Date Taken: 05/17/66
Title: Agena Target Vehicle atop Atlas Launch vehicle launched from KSC
An Agena Target Vehicle atop its Atlas Launch vehicle is launched from the 
Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex 14 at 10:15 am.m., May 17, 1966. 
The Agena was intended as a rendezvous and docking vehicle for the Gemini 9 
spacecraft. However, since the Agena failed to achieve orbit, the Gemini 9 
mission was postponed.                 
Subject terms:
ATLAS LAUNCH VEHICLES                   
GEMINI 9 FLIGHT                         
GEMINI PROJECT                          
LAUNCHING PADS                          
LAUNCHING SITES                         
LIFTOFF (LAUNCHING)                     

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