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Gemini Program Mission Report for Gemini-Titan 1 (GT-1)The Gemini-Titan 1 (GT-1) space vehicle was comprised of the Gemini spacecraft and the Gemini launch vehicle. The Gemini launch vehicle is a two-stage modified Titan II ICBM. The major modifications are the addition of a malfunction detection system and a secondary flight controls system. The Gemini spacecraft, designed to carry a crew of two men on earth orbital and rendezvous missions, was unmanned for the flight reported herein (GT-1). There were no complete Gemini flight systems on board; however, the C-band transponder and telemetry transmitters were Gemini flight subsystems. Dummy equipment, having a mass and moment of inertia equal to flight system equipment, was installed in the spacecraft. The Spacecraft was instrumented to obtain data on spacecraft heating, structural loading, vibration, sound pressure levels, and temperature and pressure during the launch phase.
Document ID
19670095753
Document Type
Other
Date Acquired
August 3, 2013
Publication Date
May 1, 1964
Subject Category
Spacecraft Design, Testing and Performance
Report/Patent Number
MSC-R-G-64-1
JSC-CN-39814
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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