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Captain of USS Iwo Jima
2 Portrayals |
James A. Lovell Jr. | Captain James Lovell | James Lovell | Captain James Lovell [USN Ret.]
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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The Moon is essentially gray, no color. It looks like plaster of Paris, like dirty beach sand with lots of footprints in it. [Christmas Day, 1968]
At the conclusion of the Gemini program, in November of 1966, he had spent a total of eighteen days in outer space (fourteen days as the co-pilot of Gemini VII, and four days as the Command Pilot of Gemini XII). That gave him the record of more time in space than any other American astronaut, or Russian cosmonaut. With the added time of his subsequent Apollo missions, it was a recond he held ...