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Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Image credit: McDonnell Douglas

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Mission Profile

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Image credit; McDonnell Douglas

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Gemini by Gorsuch

GEMINI spacecraft orbits Earth after launched into space by an Air Force TITAN II launch vehicle. The two-man vehicle could be headed for a rendezvous attempt with another spacecraft or it could be on an extended flight of a week or more giving the crew experience in flight through outer space.

The Next Fifty Years in Space
by Erik Bergaust
Macmillan, 1964

Gemini at Astronautix

Image credit: Martin

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Space-Age Station

A spaceport and supply rocket designed by the Martin Marietta Corporation in mid-air in this scene from the Hall of Science space show. In such a port, astronauts may orbit for half a year.

New York World’s Fair 1964/1965
Official Souvenir Book
Time Life, 1964

X-24 at Astronautix

Image credit: Martin Marietta

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Cover Art

Orbiting Stations: Stopovers to Space Travel

by Irwin Stambler
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1965

X-24 at Astronautix

Image credit: Martin Marietta

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Artist Concept depicts a Gemini Astronaut, wearing an AMU during Extravehicular Activity EVA. An umbilical tether secures the Astronaut to the Gemini Spacecraft. The Agena Target Vehicle is used for Gemini rendezvous and docking maneuvers

Gemini at Astronautix

Image credit: NASA

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The Path to Mars

Our World in Space by Isaac Asimov & Robert McCall (1974)

Project Viking at Astronautix

Image credit: NASA

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MDAC Canard Booster

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Imaged credit: NASA

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