Earth - Gemini 6A

Gemini 7 over the Pacific Ocean during rendezvous with Gemini 6

Earth
Photograph taken from Gemini 6 of Gemini 7 during the first rendezvous of two manned space vehicles. The spacecraft were about 300 km (185 miles) above the Pacific and about 12 m (40 feet) apart when this image was taken. The two capsules came within 2 meters (6 feet) of each other at closest approach. (Gemini 6A, S65-63204)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1965-12-15 T 22:50
Distance/Range (km): 0.012
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): N/A
Orbit(s): 6

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: spacecraft, water
Instrument: Hasselblad 70-mm camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): N/A
Instrument Field of View (deg): N/A
Filter: haze
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: S65-63204
Other Image ID number: S65-63585 (b&w)
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 65-104A-01A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A

Updated 13 March 2003, DRW.