Astronauts McDivitt and White relax and tour aircraft carrier Wasp on way back to the United States.
White in his pajamas walks -waves
MS McDivitt walks..
MCU White smiling - waves..
MCU McDivitt smiling..
MS McDivitt goes up stairs - waves..
MS Crew standing..
Hi shot of astronauts walking over to capsule..
MS McDivitt appears from behind capsule; White behind him..
MS Crew takes pictures
MS McDivitt and White on the capsule
MCU McDivitt, pan over to White
MS Officers and crew look, take picture
MS McDivitt and White in capsule, smile wave
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Background: Astronauts McDivitt and White relax and tour aircraft carrier Wasp on way back to the United States.
America's Gemini astronaut team, Majors James McDivitt and Edward White, relaxed on board the huge aircraft carrier Wasp, roaming the ship and enjoying the luxury of space after four days in the cramped space of their capsule. Gemini - 4.
The two were tired after their mostly fitful and sporadic dozing in Gemini - 4 and slept late the morning of June 8th. Doctors continued medical checks on the two men and gave them the run of the ship to enable them to walk and stretch their legs.
One space doctor said the astronauts showed less apparent physical difficulties than some astronauts on shorter missions.
The two lunched with enlisted men on the carrier, posing for pictures and signing autographs. The pair clowned around in their deck of the carrier, handling controls and waving to the ship's crew members.
On June 10th, the astronauts will fly to Houston, Texas for a re-union with their families and parade through the City.