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Jim McDivitt

Jim McDivitt was born on June 10, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as James Alton McDivitt. He is an actor, known for Moon Shot (1994), When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (2008) and The Apollo Years (2009). See full bio »
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 1974 The Brady Bunch (TV Series)
Brigadier General Jim McDivitt
- Out of This World (1974) ... Brigadier General Jim McDivitt (as Brigadier General James A. McDivitt)
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 2009 The Apollo Years (Video)
 2008-2009 When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - Apollo 9 / Himself - Gemini 4
- 40th Anniversary Special (2009) ... Himself
- Landing the Eagle (2008) ... Himself - Apollo 9
- Friends and Rivals (2008) ... Himself - Gemini 4
 2009 NASA: Triumph and Tragedy (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Apollo 9
- One Small Step (2009) ... Himself - Apollo 9
 2003 Project Gemini: A Bridge to the Moon (Video documentary)
 1994 Moon Shot (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Astronaut Candidate / Astronaut
 1965 The Four Days of Gemini 4 (Documentary short)
Himself - Command Pilot
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 2014 The Sixties (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - US Astronaut
- The Space Race (2014) ... Himself - US Astronaut
 2007 Secrets of the Moon Landings (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary)

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Brigadier General James A. McDivitt

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On Apollo 9 he was the command module pilot and flew with Dave Scott and Russell Schweickart in earth orbit. In ten days, the astronauts tested the lunar module, separated and re-docked the spacecrafts and McDivitt performed an EVA between the two spacecraft without any securing tether. The nickname for the command module was "Gumdrop" and for the lunar module it was "Spider.". See more »

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