[GEMINI XI] SPACE COWBOY, INSCRIBED BY DICK GORDON. VINTAGE NASA "RED NUMBER" PHOTOGRAPH, 13 SEPTEMBER 1966.
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SPACE COWBOY, INSCRIBED BY DICK GORDON. 13 SEPTEMBER 1966.
Vintage NASA “Red Number” chromogenic print, 10 by 8 inches, “A Kodak Paper” watermark to verso. NASA image ID “NASA S-66-54455” printed in upper left margin in red; minor toning.
INSCRIBED and SIGNED by DICK GORDON: "FOURTH AMERICAN | SPACEWALKER!! | RICHARD GORDON | GEMINI XI | 1966"
A remarkable image of Gemini XI Pilot Richard "Dick" Gordon attaching a tether line from his spacecraft to the Agena Target Docking Vehicle (ATDV) during a spacewalk. This view was taken while approximately 160 miles above earth, and over the Atlantic Ocean. During this mission, Gordon and Command Pilot Charles "Pete" Conrad set a new altitude record of 750 miles.