Jim McDivitt, astronaut who led Gemini 4 and Apollo 9 missions, dies at 93


Former NASA astronaut James McDivitt, who commanded the primary U.S. mission to conduct a spacewalk earlier than main the primary take a look at flight of the Apollo moon lander in Earth orbit, has died on the age of 93.

NASA’s historical past workplace famous McDivitt’s demise on Thursday (Oct. 13) (opens in new tab) in a submit to its social media channels (opens in new tab).

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