Essays Tagged: "gemini 8"

Neil Armstrong

alifornia. In 1962 Armstrong became the first civilian to enter the astronaut-training program.Gemini VII Mission                In March of 1966, Armstrong comp ...       In March of 1966, Armstrong completed his training and became the command pilot of the Gemini 8 mission. The crew of this mission was made up of David R. Scott and himself. In case of a ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

"The Eagle Has Landed": A Neil Armstrong Biography/A Bibliography is Available!

civilian) chosen by NASA in 1962. His first space flight was made on March 16 1966, commanding the Gemini 8 mission. On this mission, Neil Armstrong completed the very first successful docking of 2 o ... on the moon. The other astronauts accompanying Armstrong were Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the 39-year-old Gemini veteran with a doctorate from M.I.T, and Michael Collins, a 39-year-old air force lieutenant ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Neil Armstrong's Moon Landing in 1969

astronaut in 1962, Armstrong was selected as the first U.S. astronaut serving as a backup pilot on Gemini 5. He served as a command pilot for the Gemini 8 mission on March 16, 1966 , at which time h ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Experience

he end of the decade. On March 16, 1966, Armstrong flew his first space mission as command pilot of Gemini 8 with David Scott (Hansen, James R.). During that mission Armstrong piloted the Gemini 8 spa ... e two craft orbited together, they began to pitch and roll wildly. Armstrong was able to undock the Gemini and used the retro rockets to regain control of his craft, but the astronauts had to make an ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Space