GEMINI 4 On June 3rd, 1965
On May 7, 1965, the Gemini 4 prime crew - astronauts James A. McDivitt and Edward H. White ll - study training plans at Cape Kennedy. MIn
NASA S 65 4970 The illustration here shows the many layers of Gemini extra vehicular spacesuit UNDERWEAR COMFORT LAYER PRESSURE BLADDER RESTRAINT LAYER -(LINK NET) BUMPER LAYERS HT-1 ALUMINIZED THERMAL LAYER FELT LAYER HT-1 OUTER LAYER HT-
At the Manned Spacecraft Center inside the Building 4 laboratory, astronaut Edward H. White II, Gemini 4 prime crew pilot, prepared for working in a zero-gravity environment.
On May 21, 1965, in another preflight test astronaut Edward H. White ll, pilot of the Gemini 4 prime crew, completed was a wet mock simulation exercise
The Gemini 4 mission will last four days and circle the Earth 62 times with White and astronaut James A McDivitt on board as prime crew.
Gemini 4 was the first mission to be partially controlled from Houston's Mission Control Center.
The Gemini 4 spacecraft, atop the Titan space vehicle, was launched from Pad 19 at Cape Kennedy at 10:16 a.m. (EST) carrying the prime crew made up of astronauts James A. McDivitt, command pilot, and Edward H White II, pilot.
Floating outside the Gemini 4 spacecraft, astronaut Edward H. White lI, pilot for the mission, was the first American to walk in space. His extravehicular activity lasted 21 minutes.
White's helmet has a specially designed for protecting him from the unfiltered rays of the sun. A 25-foot umbilical line and a 23-foot tether hold him to the craft.
On June 3, 1965, astronaut Edward H. White II, Gemini 4 pilot, completed NASA's first EVA and became the first American astronaut to walk in space The crew of the Gemini 4 astronauts James A. McDivitt and Edward H. WhiteI along with the capsule, were collected by the prime recovery vessel, the USS Wasp.