Window, Inner, Left, Gemini XI


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This is the inner glass assembly for the window in the left hatch of the Gemini XI capsule. Gemini XI, with astronauts Charles Conrad, Jr. and Richard Gordon, Jr., flew a four-day mission in November 1966. The inner glass assembly had two panes and the outer glass assembly had a single pane. Corning Glass made the panes of both the inner and outer assemblies from Vycor, which was 96% silica. NASA transferred this object to NASM in 1969.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


Credit Line

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Titanium, aluminum, glass, silicone/rubber, RTV adhesive, adhesive, Velcro,


Overall: 27.94 x 45.72 x 3.81cm (11in. x 1ft 6in. x 1 1/2in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America


SPACECRAFT-Manned-Parts & Structural Components

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