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Gemini 8
Agena Target Docking Vehicle liftoff prior to Gemini 8 launch

An Agena Target Docking Vehicle atop its Atlas launch vehicle lifted off Launch Complex 14 at Cape Kennedy at 10 a.m. March 16, 1966, just prior to the Gemini 8 launch. The Agena served as a rendezvous and docking vehicle for the Gemini 8 spacecraft. A chase plane leaves a contrail in the background.

Catalog Date: 16 March 1966
Film Type: 120mm
NASA image: S66-24482

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