Above, pedestal panel area of the Gemini control panel simulator.
Above, pedestal panel area of the Gemini XII spacecraft during postflight inspection aboard the recovery ship USS Wasp. (NASA photo)
Above, center panel of the Gemini control panel simulator. A number of gauges and dials remain to be fabricated and installed.
Above, center panel of the Gemini XII spacecraft. (NASA photo)
Above, the center panel gauges are shown complete as of 11/11/2016. Most of the center panel controls and displays have also been wired for flight simulation.
Above, detailed views of telelight pushbutton switches on the simulator center panel. At left the pushbuttons are unlocked, and at right they are locked
In the re-entry sequence, telelight pushbutton switches display green for steps that have been accomplished and amber for steps remaining. Here the retro rockets have been
fired and the Retro Module must be jettisoned to prepare for re-entry.