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Agena Target Vehicle atop Atlas Launch vehicle launched from KSC

An Agena Target Vehicle atop its Atlas Launch vehicle is launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex 14 at 10:15 am.m., May 17, 1966. The Agena was intended as a rendezvous and docking vehicle for the Gemini 9 spacecraft. However, since the Agena failed to achieve orbit, the Gemini 9 mission was postponed.

Catalog Date: 17 May 1966
Film Type: 120mm
NASA image: S66-34610

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