1. Black Gemini: Two Stories of the Secret Second Life of America's Second Capsule
    Threadmarks: Post 0: Introduction and Why Gemini?

    Post 0: Introduction Reading about the history of spaceflight, Gemini stands out as an odd duck. It is a program which post-dates the approval of Apollo as a three-person capsule, and was initially supposed to be a minor upgrade to Mercury. Even the addition of a second seat was something its...
  2. Its_Just_Luci

    Children of Apollo: From the Earth, to the Heavens
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: An Accident, a Tragedy, a Triumph.

    "For all our failings, despite our limitations and fallibilities, we humans are capable of greatness. What new wonders undreamt of in our time, will we have wrought in another generation, and another? How far will our nomadic species have wandered, by the end of the next century, and the next...