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Gemini 8: NASA's First Space Docking in Pictures

A Pitstop

NASA

Gemini 8 astronauts David R. Scott (right) and Neil A. Armstrong and astronaut Walter M. Schirra, Jr., (on the left) arrive at Hickam Field in Hawaii after leaving Naha, Okinawa for Cape Kennedy.

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Christine Lunsford
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Christine Lunsford joined the Space.com team in 2010 as a freelance producer and later became a contributing writer, covering astrophotography images, astronomy photos and amazing space galleries and more. During her more than 10 years with Space.com, oversaw the site's monthly skywatching updates and produced overnight features and stories on the latest space discoveries. She enjoys learning about subjects of all kinds.