Country of Origin: United States of America
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 7.6cm (3 in. dia.)
This is a cloth replica of the Gemini XII mission patch. Gemini XII, launched on November 11, 1966, was the tenth and last piloted flight in America's second human spaceflight program. James Lovell, Jr. and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. were the astronauts. Gemini XII achieved the seventh rendevous with another spacecraft in the program, an unmanned Agena target vehicle which had been launched the same day. Additionally, Aldrin conducted two extra-vehicular activities.
This replica was made for commercial sale. Mance Clayton donated it to the National Collection in 1982.
Gift of Mance Clayton