Gemini 12: The NASA Mission Reports

Gemini 12: The NASA Mission Reports

Multimedia Set(BK & CD-Rom)

$19.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894959049
Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Series: Apogee Books Space Series , #40
Edition description: BK & CD-Rom
Pages: 265
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Gemini 12 News Releases--November 3, 1966
MSC 66-46--June 17, 196610
MSC 66-71A--September 27, 196611
MSC 66-78--October 10, 196612
Ames 66-15--November 7, 196614
Ames 66-16--November 5, 196617
Gemini 12 Press Kit--November 3, 1966
General Release21
Preflight Activities and Integrated Countdown
Launch Vehicle Countdown23
Reentry23
Mission Description
Launch24
Rendezvous24
Agena PPS Maneuver25
First Stand-up EVA25
Umbilical Extravehicular Activity25
Station-Keeping Exercise26
Solar Eclipse Phasing26
Second Stand-up EVA26
Retrofire and Reentry26
Experiments27
Cameras33
Crew Provisions and Training
Crew Training Background33
Gemini 12 Suits34
Extravehicular Life Support System (ELSS)34
Medical Checks35
Body Waste Disposal35
Water Measuring System35
Food and Flight Menu35
Manned Space Flight Tracking Network
Mission Requirements36
Real Time Computer Complex (RTCC)36
Tracking36
Ground Communications39
Network Responsibility39
Network Configuration40
Abort and Recovery
Crew Safety40
Planned and Contingency Landing Areas41
Spacecraft and Launch Vehicles
Gemini Spacecraft41
Gemini Launch Vehicle43
Agena Target Vehicle44
Atlas Launch Vehicle45
Crew Biographies46
Previous Gemini Flights48
Project Officials51
Spacecraft Contractors52
Approximate Times of Major Events53
Gemini 12 Summary Operations Plan--October 31, 196659
Gemini Program; Record of Accomplishments--January 17, 196766
Gemini 12 Technical Debriefing--November 22, 1966
1.0Countdown
1.1Crew Ingress74
1.2Communications74
1.3ECS74
1.4Prelaunch Checkout75
1.5Launch Azimuth Update75
2.0Powered Flight
2.1Lift-off75
2.2Roll Program76
2.3Pitch Program76
2.4ECS76
2.5DCS Updates76
2.6Engine I Operation76
2.7Engine 2 Status76
2.8BECO76
2.9Staging76
2.10Engine 2 Ignition77
2.11RCS Initiate77
2.12Steering77
2.13Go/No Go77
2.14Systems Status77
2.15SECO77
2.16Communications77
3.0Insertion
3.1Post SECO77
3.2SECO Plus 20 Seconds78
3.3Insertion Checklist79
4.0Orbital Operations80
5.0Retrofire
5.1T[subscript r]-256 Checklists162
5.2T[subscript r]-0164
6.0Reentry
6.1Reentry Update164
6.2Attitude Control Modes165
6.3Reentry Control Technique165
6.4Guidance166
6.5Drogue Chute Deployment166
6.6Main Chute Deployment168
7.0Landing and Recovery
7.1Impact168
7.2Communications169
7.3Postlanding Spacecraft Status169
7.4Comfort170
7.5Recovery Team170
7.6Crew Egress170
7.7Survival Gear170
7.8Crew Pickup170
8.0Systems Operations
8.1Platform170
8.2OAMS171
8.3RCS174
8.4ECS175
8.5Communications184
8.6Electrical185
8.7On-board Computer186
8.8Radar187
8.9Crew Station188
8.10Spacecraft Exterior192
9.0Visual Sightings
9.1Countdown192
9.2Powered Flight192
9.3Orbital Flight193
9.4Retrofire and Reentry196
10.0Experiments
10.1Frog Egg Growth197
10.2Synoptic Terrain Photography197
10.3Airglow Horizon Photography S-11 experiment198
10.4Micrometeorite Collection S-12198
10.5UV Astronomical Camera S-13198
10.6Libration Regions Photography S-29199
10.7Sodium Vapor Clouds S-51199
10.8Tri-Axis Magnetometer (M-405)200
10.9Beta Spectrometer (M-408)200
10.10Bremsstrahlung Spectrometer (M-409)200
10.11Manual Navigation Sightings (T-2)200
11.0Premission Planning
11.1Mission Planning202
11.2Experiments203
12.0Mission Control204
13.0Training
13.1Gemini Mission Simulator206
13.2Launch Abort Training206
13.3MAC Engineering simulators207
13.4Translation and docking trainer207
13.5Planetarium207
13.6Systems Briefing208
13.8Spacecraft Systems Status209
13.9Egress Training209
13.10Launch Simulations209
13.11Reentry Simulation210
13.12Simulated Network Simulation210
13.13Zero "G" Flights210
13.14Underwater Zero "G"210
13.15MSC Altitude Chamber210
13.16Gemini Crew Station Mockup211
13.17Gemini Adapter Mockup212
13.18Agena Mockup212
13.19Sextant Training Equipment212
13.20Camera Training Equipment212
Rendezvous Concept for Circumlunar Flyby in 1967
Index215

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