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Gemini IXA Panorama 
"SPACE WALK FROM HELL" 
Photographic canvas print, 12 by 40 inches, depicting Eugene Cernan during his grueling EVA. 
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SIGNED and INSCRIBED by GENE CERNAN: "'Space Walk from Hell' GENE CERNAN Gemini IX." Additionally SIGNED by TOM STAFFORD, and flight director GLYNN LUNNEY, who includes the INSCRIPTION: "We were just damn lucky to get through it."

In this photograph taken by Tom Stafford, Gemini IXA pilot Eugene Cernan is seen outside the spacecraft during his two hour, eight minute spacewalk on June 5, 1966. He was scheduled to demonstrate the Astronaut Maneuvering Unit (a propulsion unit that would allow the pilot controlled flight), but was unable to accomplish this due to stress, fatigue, and overheating. Cernan's experience during showed there was still much to be learned about working in microgravity.

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