Ghosts of Gemini
Forgotten photos show the human face of NASA's early astronaut program.
- By Tony Reichhardt
- AirSpaceMag.com, March 20, 2012
NASA/JSC/Arizona State University
In a recent blog post, we came to the conclusion that a Gemini 4 photo of Ed White was likely the first closeup picture taken by another astronaut inside a spacecraft. Well, we were wrong. After reviewing all the Gemini 4 frames, it appears that this badly exposed shot of White's crewmate Jim McDivitt was the first.