Neil Armstrong and David Scott Board Gemini VIII

Neil Armstrong and David Scott Board Gemini VIII

Commander Neil Armstrong (right) and pilot David R. Scott prepare to board Gemini VIII. The mission launched at 11:41 am EST on March 16, 1966. Gemini VIII conducted the first docking of two spacecraft in orbit after rendezvous with an unmanned Agena docking target.

NASA photo #s66-24478