Gemini 3 was a 1965 manned space flight in NASA's Gemini program. It was the first manned Gemini flight, the seventh American flight and the 17th manned spaceflight from Earth of all time (includes X-15 flights over 100 kilometers). It was also the final manned flight controlled from Cape Canaveral.
Launch date: March 23, 1965, 14:24:00 UTC
Landing: March 23, 1965, 19:16:31 UTC
Measured 3 inches (7.62 cm) across.