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Test your knowledge of America's second manned space program.
#1 Which was the longest Gemini mission?
#2 Gemini 8 had to make an emergency landing, ending its mission early. What was the reason?
One of the astronauts became ill
Damaged fuel cell
Loss of oxygen
#3 Who was the first American to walk in space?
Edward H. White II
John W. Young
Charles Conrad, Jr.
Thomas P. Stafford
#4 Two Gemini capsules rendezvoused in space. Which two were they?
Gemini 8 and Gemini 9
Gemini 7 and Gemini 8
Gemini 5 and Gemini 6
Gemini 6 and Gemini 7
#5 Gemini 3 was the only spacecraft that was given a name. What was that name?
#6 Which rocket was used as a docking target for the Gemini missions?
#7 Which Gemini mission holds the Project Gemini altitude record?
#8 Fuel cells were first used for electrical power during which Gemini mission?
#9 Which two astronauts flew the Gemini 10 mission?
John W. Young & Michael Collins
James A. Lovell, Jr. & Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr.
Charles Conrad, Jr. & Richard F. Gordon, Jr.
Thomas P. Stafford & Eugene A. Cernan
#10 Which of the following Project Mercury astronauts did not fly in any Gemini mission?
Walter M. Schirra, Jr.
Alan B. Shepard, Jr.
L. Gordon Cooper, Jr.
Virgil I. Grissom
#11 The Trident rocket was used to boost the Gemini spacecraft into orbit.
#12 Gemini 2, though unmanned, carried two chimpanzees.
#13 Gemini 12 landed on solid ground rather than in the ocean.
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