Gemini 8- A Close Call

Episode 306 · March 16th, 2018 · 8 mins 52 secs

About this Episode

The crew of Gemini 8 had a very close call. Check out today's episode for mission audio and for more detail about this flight. Don't forget, you can reach me through email, john@thespaceshot.com. Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email and I will respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :)

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Episode Links:

Gemini 8 Mission Page- NASA

Here's an archival video on Gemini 8 that NASA produced for this flight.
"Gemini 8, This is Houston Flight"

This book is available in print and online. I'm including a link to the webpage for this book since many of you probably don't have a hard copy. This book has some incredible information about Project Gemini.

On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini Ch. 13- "The Whirligig"

The archival audio from today's episode is available here. I edited clips for time, removing long periods of dead air for the sake of brevity in today's episode.

Gemini 8 Audio

Gemini 8 Press Kit- NASA PDF

The Space Shot- Episode 67

The Space Shot- Episode 73

The Space Shot- Episode 77

EchoStar XXIII Mission Press Kit- SpaceX PDF