Author: Michael J. Neufeld

Michael J. Neufeld is curator for rockets and missiles in the National Air and Space Museum’s Space History Department, and is the author of The Rocket and the Reich (1995) and Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War (2007), among other works.

This view of Gemini VII from VI-A in December 1965 shows the spacecraft’s orbital configuration.

Gemini VIII’s Near-Disaster

April 12th, 2021, 9:44AM
One of the entrances to the underground tunnels of the Mittelwerk, as photographed by the U.S. Army after the liberation in April 1945.