Gemini Titan 9 Mission Emblem
April 10, 2003
Ensignia of the Gemini 9 space flight. Roman numeral indicates ninth flight in the Gemini series. Two spacecraft symbolize rendezvous and docking of Gemini with Agena. Astronaut and umbilical (tether) line denotes planned extravehicular activity. Astronauts Thomas Stafford and Eugene Cernan launched with Gemini 9 on June 3, 1966 8:39:33.335 am EST. Primary objective was to perform rendezvous and docking and conduct EVA. The astronauts completed 45 Earth orbits during a mission that lasted 3 Days, 0 hours, 20 min, 50 seconds.