Cancelled Spaceflights

Gemini 9

USA

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Planning data

Launch date (planned):  June 1966

Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  See  Elliot McKay, Jr.  Command Pilot
2  Bassett  Charles Arthur II "Charlie"  PLT

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Backup Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Stafford  Thomas Patten "Tom"  Command Pilot
2  Cernan  Eugene Andrew "Gene"  PLT

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Mission objectives

Elliot See and Charlie Bassett were the prime crew for Gemini 9. On February 28, 1966, they were killed by a plane crash in St. Louis. The backup crew became the new prime crew.

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Last update on June 02, 2012.