North Carolina State Flag which flew on the historic Gemini IV Spacewalk Mission
This 4" X 6" North Carolina state flag was aboard the Gemini IV spacecraft during the entire mission. This was a very historic mission as if featured the first spacewalk by a United States astronaut. Ed White performed a 23-minute spacewalk and later stated that returning to the inside of the spacecraft was the saddest moment of his life. Astronaut White was one of the three crew members who perished in the Apollo 1 fire.