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Photo-s66-19184
GEMINI8 Shuttle Mission Imagery
Hand Held Maneuvering Unit
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S66-19184 (1966) --- Close-up view of the Hand Held Maneuvering Unit which will be used by astronaut David R. Scott during the extravehicular activity on the Gemini-8 spaceflight. High pressure cold gas released through the unit's nozzles produces the required controlled thrust to maneuver in a zero-gravity environment. Photo credit: NASA

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