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Space History Photo: McDivitt and White Simulate Launch

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Astronauts practice for their mission in a launch simulation. (Image credit: NASA.)

In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, Astronauts James McDivitt and Ed White inside the Gemini spacecraft for a simulated launch at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on May 13, 1965.

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