Gemini 7

Gemini VII
Gemini 6 7.jpg
Gemini 7 as seen by Gemini 6
OperatorNASA
COSPAR ID1965-100A
no.1812
Mission duration13 days, 18 hours, 35 minutes, 1 second
Distance travelled9,030,000 kilometers (4,876,000 nautical miles)[citation needed]
Orbits completed206
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftGemini SC7
ManufacturerMcDonnell
Launch mass3,663 kilograms (8,076 lb)[1][2]
Landing mass4,317.14 pounds (1,958.22 kg)[3]
Crew
Crew size2
MembersFrank Borman
Jim Lovell
Start of mission
Launch dateDecember 4, 1965, 19:30:03 (1965-12-04UTC19:30:03Z) UTC
RocketTitan II GLV, s/n 62-12562
Launch siteCape Kennedy LC-19
End of mission
Recovered byUSS Wasp
Landing dateDecember 18, 1965, 14:05:04 (1965-12-18UTC14:05:05Z) UTC
Landing site25°25.1′N 70°6.7′W / 25°25.1′N 70°6.7′W / Gemini 7 splashdown)
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeLow Earth orbit
Perigee299 kilometers (161 nautical miles)
Apogee302 kilometers (163 nautical miles)
Inclination

28.87 degrees[3]

Gemini 7 Mission Report (PDF) January 1966
Period90.54 minutes
EpochDecember 9, 1965[4]

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Gemini 7 Crew (Lovell und Borman).jpg
(L-R) Lovell, Borman

Gemini 7 (officially Gemini VII)[5] was a 1965 manned spaceflight in NASA's Gemini program. It was the fourth manned Gemini flight, the twelfth manned American flight and the twentieth manned spaceflight including Soviet flights and X-15 flights above the Kármán line. The crew of Frank Borman and Jim Lovell spent nearly 14 days in space, making a total of 206 orbits. Their spacecraft was the passive target for the first manned space rendezvous performed by the crew of Gemini 6A.

Crew

Position Astronaut
Command Pilot Frank Borman
First spaceflight
Pilot Jim Lovell
First spaceflight

Backup crew

Position Astronaut
Command Pilot Ed White[6]
Pilot Michael Collins[6]

Support crew

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