A Navy frogman leaps from a recovery helicopter into the water to assist in the Gemini 12 recovery operations. This concludes a four day mission in space with Astronauts James A. Lovell Jr., command pilot, and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., pilot.
Gemini 12 Capsule Recovery. Gemini 12 splashed down at 2:21 p.m., November 15, 1966, in the Atlantic Ocean to conclude a four day mission in space. Gemini 12 prime crew were Astronauts James A. Lovell Jr., command pilot, and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., pilo
An optical printer, circa 1964. Photo optical printers were used to create effects on film, from dissolves and zooms to aspect ratio changes. This printer also has a color head (left) allowing for color correction.
Ethyl Corporation, a fuel-additive corporation, was the first to use tetraethylene (TEL) as an anti-knock additive in gasoline. An announcer speaks into a television camera during an early press conference in the early 1960's.
An ENCO service station attendant checks under the hood of a Ford Mustang for his customer. The Houston Astrodome is in the background. ENCO was subsidiary of Humble Oil; both were eventually folded into Exxon.
Construction of a fractionator tower at Ethyl Corporation, used in the breakdown of petroleum products. Ethyl Corporation, a fuel-additive corporation, was the first to use tetraethylene (TEL) as an anti-knock additive in gasoline
A view taken inside the recovery control room formerly at MSC (Manned Spacecraft Center) during a training session. Screens show the tracking stations and recovery operations for one of the Gemini missions.