Gemini was a tough go. It was smaller than the front seat of a Volkswagen bug. It made Apollo seem like a super-duper, plush touring bus. -- Frank Borman.
In my part of the Midwest there's been talk the last few days about being able to see the International Space Station as it flies overhead at night.
On this day, 54 years ago another spacecraft, Gemini IV was orbiting the earth carrying astronauts James McDivitt and Ed White. During the 98 hour flight, White became the first American to walk in space.