The Pointy End – Gemini spacecraft in detail

The Titan II rocket was used to launch each of the two-man crews during the Gemini program. Credit: NASA.

In this episode of the Terranauts podcast it’s time to continue the story of the Gemini program from the point after the successful launch of Gemini I.

With the successful launch of the Gemini I, the Titan Gemini Launch Vehicle was fully checked out and ready for flight operations.  So, it’s time to take a look at the spacecraft it was designed to launch.  In this episode we’ll take a look in some detail at the Gemini spacecraft and what NASA hoped to do with it once it started flying. 

About Iain Christie

Founder and CEO at SideKickSixtyFive Consulting and host of the Terranauts podcast. Iain is a seasoned business executive with deep understanding of the space business and government procurement policy. Iain worked for 22 years at Neptec including as CEO. He was a VP at the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, is a mentor at the Creative Destruction Lab and a visiting professor at the University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Management.

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