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heng44
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posted 10-06-2012 02:28 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for heng44   Click Here to Email heng44     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

Gemini 9 astronaut Gene Cernan receives his Astronaut Wings from Chief of Naval Operations Admiral David McDonald in a ceremony in the Pentagon on July 26, 1966.

Ed Hengeveld

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posted 10-06-2012 07:54 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for MCroft04   Click Here to Email MCroft04     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Great picture Ed! I remember the Gemini days just like they were yesterday. What a special time for a kid who lived south of the cape with eyes on the sky.

garymilgrom
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posted 10-06-2012 12:13 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for garymilgrom   Click Here to Email garymilgrom     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A proud but tired looking Geno. You don't think he's still getting over wrestling with the AMU do you?

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