Yahoo!
Click for the BBB Business Review of this Internet Shopping in Englewood CO

Gemini 12: The NASA Mission Reports
Item #: BookGem12

SALE PRICE: $19.95


Quantity:
Details
Reviews
Gemini 12: The NASA Mission Reports The last Gemini flight would be flown by veteran Commander James Lovell and a brilliant rookie called Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin. Lovell’s experience gained on Gemini 6 would prove the perfect foundation on which the newcomer Aldrin would be able to build a near-perfect science mission. The task of space-walking had proven arduous and dangerous on previous Gemini flights but after months of rigorous training underwater Aldrin was ready to prove that men could actually work comfortably in space. It was a critical exercise which would determine whether a moonwalking astronaut could survive the experience. After two scrubbed launches the final Gemini-Titan stack soared into low earth orbit and docked with its Agena target vehicle, placed aloft only an hour and a half earlier. Aldrin then spent over five hours working outside the spacecraft. His experience as a scuba diver gave him the edge needed to get the work done without exhausting himself as some of his predecessors had done. After 94½ hours in space Lovell and Aldrin splashed into the Pacific Ocean within three miles of the recovery ship. The stage was now set for the final push for the moon. Bonus: As early as 1961, engineer Jim Chamberlin had wanted to send Gemini to the moon. For the first time details of this audacious plan are revealed in a rare document from 1965. Features and Reviews:
  • Paperback: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing Inc; Bk&CD-Rom edition (January 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • Book Dimensions: 10.1 x 6.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Bonus CD-ROM Included!
  • Error corrected 16mm film footage of Gemini 12
  • Over 430 still pictures from Gemini 12
  • A movie about the Gemini 12 mission
  • Over one hour and 45 minutes of MPEG video
  • An exclusive interview with Gemini 12 Commander Jim Lovell
  • Related Items
    Apollo 13:  "Houston - We've Got A Problem"Apollo 13: "Houston - We've Got A Problem"
    Price: $9.98
    Sale Price: $9.98
    You Save: 50%Apollo 13 Mission PatchApollo 13 Mission Patch
    Price: $5.95Apollo 8  Flown HeatshieldApollo 8 Flown Heatshield
    Price: $285.00
    The Space Store is an online store offering fine quality space products from our on-line discount store. Shop our store to buy NASA gifts, SpaceX Products, Space Shuttle collectibles, International Space Station and Apollo space program products. Buy astronaut autographs, space and NASA memorabilia and collectibles, space toys, rockets, astronaut dolls, space LEGO toys, and astronaut costumes. We sell NASA flight suits, space shuttle flight jackets, NASA mission patches and mission insignia pins. Shop us for Fisher space pens, meteorite jewelry and astronomy toys.

    Gemini 12: The NASA Mission Reports