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Gemini
   is represented by   
The Twins
Gemini
   constellation represents   
The Twins
Pollux
   is found in the constellation   
Gemini
Castor
   is found in the constellation   
Gemini
Alzirr
   is found in the constellation   
Gemini
also known as Xi Geminorum
Wasat
   is found in the constellation   
Gemini
also known as Delta Geminorum
Mekbuda
   is found in the constellation   
Gemini
also known as Zeta Geminorum
Almeisan
   is found in the constellation   
Gemini
also known as Gamma Geminorum (Almeisan is arabic for the shining one)
Mebsuta
   is found in the constellation   
Gemini
also known as Epsilon Geminorum
Tejat Posterior
   is found in the constellation   
Gemini
also known as Mu Geminorum
Tejat Prior
   is found in the constellation   
Gemini
also known as Eta Geminorum
Gemini
   has the element   
Air
Gemini
   represents the period   
21st May to 21st June
Air Gemini
   is based in   
Angola
Gemini 3
   was crewed by   
Virgil "Gus" Grissom and John W. Young
March 23, 1965 -- 3 Orbits -- 3 hours 55 minutes -- John Young smuggled a corned beef sandwich on to the flight which he gave to Gus Grissom to eat.
Gemini IV
   was crewed by   
James A. McDivitt and Edward H. White II
June 3 - June 7, 1965 -- 62 Orbits -- 97 hours 56 minutes -- Ed White made the first space walk lasting 20 minutes
Gemini V
   was crewed by   
L. Gordon Cooper Jr. and Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr.
August 21 - August 29, 1965 -- 120 Orbits -- 190 hours 55 minutes -- using fuel cells Gemini V was able to double the flight duration to 8 days which would be the time required to fly to the Moon in the Apollo Missions
Gemini VI
   was crewed by   
Walter M. Schirra Jr. and Thomas P. Stafford
December 15 - December 16, 1965 -- 16 Orbits -- 25 hours 51 minutes -- Gemini VI and Gemini VII space rendevous December 15 but never touched -- stayed in close proximity for 5 hours
Gemini VII
   was crewed by   
Frank Borman and James A. Lovell Jr.
December 4 - December 18, 1965 -- 206 Orbits -- 330 hours 35 minutes -- longest space flight, 14 days and designed to test the effects of prolonged flight on astronauts -- conducted 20 experiments, the most of any Gemini flight
Gemini VIII
   was crewed by   
Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott
March 16, 1966 -- 6.5 Orbits -- 10 hours 41 minutes -- during docking with the Agena Target Vehicle, Apollo VII began a rolling spin that forced the astronauts to immediately start reentry plans to stop this spin which could have caused them to black out.
Gemini IX-A
   was crewed by   
Thomas P. Stafford and Eugene A. Cernan
June 3 - June 6, 1966 -- 45 Orbits -- 72 hours 20 minutes -- Eugene Cernan spends 128 minutes outside the spacecraft
Gemini X
   was crewed by   
John W. Young and Michael Collins
July 18 - July 21, 1966 -- 43 Orbits -- 70 hours 46 minutes -- Michael Collins has two space walks on this flight 49 minutes on July 19 and 39 minutes on July 20, 1966
Gemini XI
   was crewed by   
Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. and Richard F. Gordon Jr.
September 12 - September 15, 1966 -- 44 Orbits -- 71 hours 17 minutes -- first totally computer controlled reentry -- highest orbit of 1374 km ever achieved by an American manned space flight
Gemini XII
   was crewed by   
James A. Lovell Jr. and Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr.
November 11 - November 15, 1966 -- 59 Orbits -- 94 hours 34 minutes -- Buzz Aldrin conducts a 2 hour and 29 minute tethered space walk
Twins
   in Latin would be   
Gemini
Goodbye Gemini (1970)
   starred   
Judy Geeson, Martin Potter and Michael Redgrave
Director: Alan Gibson. Also starred Alexis Kanner, Mike Pratt & Narion Diamond. Plot: Unnaturally close twin siblings Jacki and Julian become enmeshed in the swinging London scene
Goodbye Gemini (1970)
   has the tagline   
In the Age of Aquarius the Twins Julian & Jackie Share Everything, Love, Men and Murder!
Goodbye Gemini (1970)
   has the tagline   
I Am You when I Love. You Love - You Are Me When, I Kill You Kill
Goodbye Gemini (1970)
   has the tagline   
Enter the Weird, Terrifying World of the Gemini Twins!
The Gemini Series
   contains   
Black Cat
2004 Ghost-written by Andrew Neiderman after her death
The Gemini Series
   contains   
Celeste
2004 Ghost-written by Andrew Neiderman after her death
The Gemini Series
   contains   
Child of Darkness
2005 Ghost-written by Andrew Neiderman after her death
Castor
   is the Alpha star of the constellation   
Gemini
Henry Brogan/Junior
   was played by Will Smith in the film   
Gemini Man (2019)
Geminids
   is best seen in   
Early to Mid-December
Debris from minor planet 3200 Phaethon






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