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Spacecraft "Gemini-10"


BRIEFLY ABOUT SPACECRAFT
Registration number 1966-066A / 02349
Time and date of launch (UTC) 22h.20m.26s.   July 18, 1966
Launch site Cape Canaveral, LC 19
Launch vehicle Titan-2 Gemini
Spacecraft mass (kg) 3760
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 28.9
   - period (minutes) 88.6
   - perigee (km) 161
   - apogee (km) 270
Time and date of landing (UTC) 21h.07m.05s.   July 21, 1966
Place of landing 26.75 N; 71.95 W, miss distance 6.2 km (Atlantic Ocean)
Duration 2d.22h.46m.39s.
Distance (km) 1.743 million
Number of revolutions around Earth 46
Summary Docking with "Agena". 2 EVAs of Collins for 35m and 39m.



CREW
Ord.
num.
Status Main Backup Reserved
1 Cdr Young, John Watts Bean, Alan Lavern
2 Plt Collins, Michael Williams, Clifton C.
Call sign Gemini 10


TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Jul 18, 1966 22:20:26 1 Lift-off spacecraft "Gemini-10"   (crew: Young,   Collins ).
Jul 19, 1966 21:44 16 Beginning of the 1st [of 2] EVA ( Collins,   Young ); spacecraft "Gemini-10" .
Jul 19, 1966 22:33 16 Ending of EVA ( Collins,   Young ), duration 0:49; spacecraft "Gemini-10" .
Jul 20, 1966 23:01 32 Beginning of the 2nd [of 2] EVA ( Collins,   Young ); spacecraft "Gemini-10" .
Jul 20, 1966 23:40 32 Ending of EVA ( Collins,   Young ), duration 0:39; spacecraft "Gemini-10" .
Jul 21, 1966 20:30:50 46 Deorbit burn of spacecraft "Gemini-10"   (crew: Young,   Collins ).
Jul 21, 1966 21:07:05 46 Splashdown of spacecraft "Gemini-10"   (crew: Young,   Collins ).

Sources:
  Mission Control Center (TsUP) from 2007
  CBS News
  Spaceflight now
  Alexander Zheleznyakov
  journal "Novosti Kosmonavtiki" ("News of Cosmonautics") from 1993 till our time
  journal "Kosmonavtika, astronomiya" ("Cosmonautics, astronomy") 1983-1991 years
  book "Evolution of vehicle-creating and cosmonautics in the USSR" by Valentin P. Glushko, Moscow, 1987
  Jonathan's Space Report
  and many other people and editions
  


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