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Gemini 9
Astronaut Eugene Cernan during training with AMU on the KC-135

Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan, pilot of the Gemini 9 space flight, participates in extravehicular training under zero-gravity conditions aboard a KC-135 aircraft. Here, he is donning the Astronaut Maneuvering Unit (AMU) back pack after egressing a Gemini mock-up. The AMU back pack is mounted in the adapter equipment section of the mock-up. Cernan wears an Extravehicular Life Support System chest pack.

Catalog Date: 05 March 1966
Film Type: 120mm
NASA image: S66-31665

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