Mission Control after Launch
April 8, 2003
Mission Control Center at Cape Kennedy moments after the Gemini 5 was launched from Pad 19. Standing at right is Astronaut Donald K. Slayton, Assistant Director for Flight Crew Operations, Manned Spacecraft Center. Seated (wearing dark shirt) is Astronaut Russell L. Schweickart. Other NASA and McDonnell Aircraft Col. personnel also monitor the progress of the flight.
Topics: Deke Slayton, Rusty Schweickart, Mission Control Center, Guenter Wendt, Gemini program, Project Gemini, Mercury program, Manned spacecraft, Exploration of the Moon