THE RIDE 'EM COWBOY SPACEWALK.
Color photograph, 8 x 10 inches.
A frame enlargement from the 16mm motion sequence camera showing EVA Astronaut Richard Gordon as he "lassoos" a tether to the Agena docking target vehicle. Commander Conrad remarked "Ride 'em cowboy" to Gordon during the EVA. The crew later used the Agena to achieve a then record altitude of some 850 miles.
INSCRIBED and SIGNED: "Gemini XI EVA, Sept 1966, Richard Gordon."