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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:

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012