The race to space during the 1950s and ‘60s between Russia and the United States…

The pictured Speedmaster would accompany Stafford on a number of missions including Gemini 6A & 9, as well as Apollo 10. Project Gemini was NASA’s second program of human spaceflight, and was intended to assist with developing the agency’s methods of manoeuvring the spacecraft during docking, and perfecting extra-vehicular activity… More at A Collected Man.

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