Gemini VI-A and Gemini VII - The two craft maintained station for 5 hours coming as close as 30 cm. This was the first time two spacecraft had flown so close together in space and confirmed the feasibility of the docking maneuvers that would be required for a journey to the moon.
I chose this picture because of my pride for my homecountry - the Philippines. I grew up in the Philippines before my family and I moved here to Canada. It was very hard for me to leave my country, but I didn't really have much of a choice. ~ S.A.M.