McDonnell-NASA Gemini Pamphlet
This full-color, six page pamphlet was published early in the program's life. It's a quick, interesting read that includes information on the para glider landing system which was in R&D for several years, but never reached development.
Click here to download an article about Dale Iffrig, former McDonnell employee during the Space Program. Reported by the Parks Hill Daily Journal.
"Forty years ago a fatal plane crash at Lambert Field nearly destroyed Project Gemini, the second phase of the country's journey to the moon. Later that year McDonnell Aircraft finished its pioneering work on the moon space program and another company took over—at a price NASA can never repay." Click to download this article--Losing the Moon--by the St. Louis Magazine.
Retiree Biographies and Documents
Phillips M. Brooks (Physiologist)
Mike de Garcia (Structural dynamics)
Vern Hawkins (Fuel cells)
Harry Tripp (Space experiments)
Nelson Weber (Fuel cells)
McDonnell Airscoop Newsletters: 1963-1966
Airscoop was the official employee newsletter at McDonnell for a number of years. Below are digital scans of Airscoop newsletters that relate to Project Gemini. They were kindly loaned to us by retired McDonnell employees Russell Ramberger and Ed Jeude.
You will need Adobe Acrobat to view these files on your computer. To save a newsletter, right click the link and choose "save target as." All of these newsletters are microfilmed in their entirety at WHMC in St. Louis.