Schirra and Stafford Suit Up

Schirra and Stafford Suit Up

Gemini VI astronauts Walter Schirra (seated), authority pilot, and Thomas Stafford, pilot, go by suiting adult exercises in credentials for their stirring moody in this picture from Oct 1965. The fit technicians are James Garrepy (left) and Joe Schmitt.

On a third attempt, Gemini VI successfully launched on Dec. 15, 1965. Once in orbit, Schirra and Stafford spent a subsequent 6 hours throwing adult to a Gemini VII crew, consisting of commander Frank Borman and commander James Lovell. Through clever maneuvering, Gemini VI and VII achieved their event with no relations suit between them. For a subsequent 3 Earth revolutions, a dual qualification got as tighten as 0.30 meters, or about 1 feet apart.

Image Credit: NASA