Gemini 8 Spacecraft Returns Safely
April 9, 2003
The Gemini 8 spacecraft, with Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott still aboard, is hoisted aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Leonard F. Mason. Trouble with the Gemini 8 Orbit Attitude and Maneuvering System (OAMS) forced an early termination of the mission.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Orbit attitude and maneuvering system, Gemini 8, Gemini program, Gemini 3, Neil Armstrong, Project Gemini, David Scott, S. Leonard F. Mason, Neil A. Armstrong