A Retrospective Look at the Gemini Program
A man stands in front of an Apollo command module

The information in this video was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: 9-Higher Education


This NASA video segment provides an overview of the Gemini program. Viewers learn that Gemini was an essential precursor to the Apollo program, which landed men on the moon. The video clip emphasizes the importance of the Gemini program in training astronauts to dock a spacecraft, walk in space, and live in space for long durations.

A Retrospective Look at the Gemini Program
Duration: 3 minutes 18 seconds
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This video clip is part of the Destination Tomorrow™ Program 9: Bringing the Future Into Focus DVD that may be ordered from the Central Operation of Resources for Educators, or CORE  →.


Other video learning clips in this series:
Helios, NASA's Unmanned, Remotely Powered Flying Wing
The Smart Probe, an Early Cancer Detection Tool
Alleviating Aircraft Noise: The Quiet Aircraft Technology (QAT) Program
Spacesuits and How They Work