- Spacecraft Brief Description -
GEMINI 6 was the fifth manned earth-orbiting spacecraft of the GEMINI series,
having been launched after GEMINI 7. the mission priorities were to demonstrate
on-time ... launch procedures, closed-loop rendezvous capabilities, and
stationkeeping techniques with GEMINI 7. the crew conducted three scientific
experiments -- (1) synoptic terrain photography, (2) synoptic weather
photography, and (3) dim light photography. The mission was successfully
completed after 25 hours of flight. The spacecraft landed within 11 km of the
target point on December 16, 1965.
- Auxiliary Information -
Launch Date and Time : 1965-12-15 13:40:00
Epoch Date and Time : 1965-12-15
Apogee (km or AU): 271.
Perigee (km or AU): 258.
Inclination (degree) : 28.89
Orbit Type : Geocentric
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