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Photo-s66-50713
GEMINI11 Shuttle Mission Imagery
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard
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S66-50713 (12 Sept. 1966) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., Chief, MSC Astronaut Office, shields his eyes from the sun as he follows the Gemini-11 liftoff. Onboard were astronauts Charles Conrad Jr., command pilot, and Richard F. Gordon Jr., pilot, scheduled for a three-day mission in space. Liftoff was at 9:42 a.m. (EST), Sept. 12, 1966. Photo credit: NASA

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