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James McDivitt

James McDivitt

Born on: 10 Jun 1929
Join NASA in: 17 Sep 1962
Current status: Retired June 1972
Spaceflight Position Date
Gemini 4 Cmdr 03.06. - 07.06.1965
Apollo 9 Cmdr 03.03. - 13.03.1969
Spaceflight experience:
He was command pilot for Gemini 4, a 66-orbit 4-day mission that began on June 3, and ended June 7, 1965. Highlights of the mission included a controlled extra-vehicular activity period and a number of experiments.

He was commander of Apollo 9, a 10-day earth orbital flight launched on March 3, 1969. This was the first flight of the complete set of Apollo hardware and was the first flight of the Lunar Module.

He became Manager of Lunar Landing Operations in May 1969, and led a team that planned the lunar exploration program and redesigned the spacecraft to accomplish this task. In August 1969, he became Manager of the Apollo Spacecraft Program and was the program manger for Apollo 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16.

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