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Project Gemini (U.S.)



  • Existence: 1961 - 1966

Historical Information

Project Gemini was the second program designed by the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) for human spaceflight. The main task of Project Gemini was to create the groundwork for Project Apollo and a successful moon landing. Using a two-astronaut crew, ten crews and 16 astronauts were able to fly low Earth orbit missions.


"Project Gemini." Accessed August 31, 2023.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James R. Hansen papers on Neil Armstrong

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 183
Scope and Contents The James R. Hansen Papers on Neil Armstrong comprise the materials used to write First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong, the only official biography of Armstrong. A Professor of History at Auburn University, James Hansen was authorized by Armstrong to write the biography in 2002. Between 2002 and 2004, Hansen compiled the materials presented here in preparation for the book's publication. Interviews conducted with Armstrong's primary professional and personal...
Dates: 1955-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 2002-2005; Other: Date acquired: 09/12/2011