Gemini 3 – Space Patches
First manned Gemini mission. Astronaut Grissom became the first man to fly twice into space. First use of Orbital Altitude Maneuvering System. First control of re-entry flight path using maneuverable spacecraft. The mission successfully completed three orbits in four hours, 56 minutes in space.
Launch Date: March 23, 1965, 9:24 AM EST Launch Vehicle: Titan II. Spacecraft unofficially named "Molly Brown" Crew: Command Pilot: Virgil I. "Gus"Grissom Pilot: John W. Young