Reflections of the Sun over Gemini 7’s gold-sprayed thermal cloth, Gemini 6, December 1965

Reflections of the Sun over Gemini 7’s gold-sprayed thermal cloth, Gemini 6, December 1965

1,200.00

Credit: Thomas Stafford

Vintage chromogenic print, 20.2 x 25.4 cm

NASA S-65-63123

The orbital rendezvous was a difficult and exacting process but essential to allow the Apollo programme to make it to the Moon and back. Gemini VI and VII were manoeuvred, as Schirra put it, “window to window and nose to nose”, close enough to wave to each other through the portholes and read Schirra’s “Beat Army” sign meant in jest for Borman, the sole West Point man among the three Navy pilots of the two spacecraft.

Condition: mint

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