1965-06-03 USA Gemini 4

1965 GT-4 Orbit Covers cachet cover with launch day postmark. The objective of the Gemini IV mission was to evaluate and test the effects of four days in space on the crew, equipment and control systems. Signed by Edward H. White II and James McDivitt in fine tip black ink. Canceled in Cape Canaveral on launch day June 3, 1965. - RRAuction
1965 GT-4 Celestial cachet cover. Pilot Edward H. White II successfully accomplished the first U.S. spacewalk during the Gemini IV mission. Signed in ink by Edward H. White and James McDivitt in fine tip black ink. Canceled in Cape Canaveral on launch day June 3, 1965. - RegencyStamps


The Gemini program was managed by the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC), located in Houston, Texas. Starting with Gemini 4, MSC's Mission Control Center took over flight control duties from the Mercury Control Center at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

1965 GT-4 USS Wasp Recovery Ship, Captain's cover. Postmarked with the recovery date on June 7, 1965, signed in black ballpoint, “James A. McDivitt,” and in blue ballpoint, “Edward H. White,” with a pre-printed facsimile signature of the commanding officer. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte. - RRAuction



A rare GT-4 USS Wasp Beck CREW Cover, only 25 covers without the "B" number printed exist.
1965 GT-4 Orbit Covers cachet cover with recovery day postmark. Signed by Edward H. White II and James McDivitt in black felt tip. Canceled in Cape Canaveral on recovery day June 7, 1965. - RRAuction