Ghosts of Gemini

Forgotten photos show the human face of NASA's early astronaut program

(NASA/JSC/Arizona State University)

Urine Showers

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(NASA/JSC/Arizona State University)

The Mercury astronauts were the first to notice that frozen drops of urine, vented overboard from the spacecraft, sparkled like fireflies in the sunlight. Wally Schirra and Tom Stafford captured one of these showers in a photo on Gemini 6.

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