Gemini Astronauts

Name the astronauts who flew 10 Gemini Missions from 1965-1966. I have given clues. Since some people appear twice, different clues are used so as not to give those away.
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Last updated: April 17, 2020
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Mission and Role
Gemini III Commander
2nd American in Space, tragically killed in Apollo 1 Fire
Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom
Gemini III Pilot
Went to moon twice and commanded the first Shuttle flight.
John W. Young
Gemini IV Commander
Commander of Apollo 9.
James A. McDivitt
Gemini IV Pilot
America's first space walker. Lost his life in the Apollo 1 fire.
Edward H. White
Gemini V Commander
Last man to fly a Mercury (one-man) mission. Dennis Quaid played him in The Right Stuff
Gordon Cooper
Gemini V Pilot
Third Man on the moon.
Charles "Pete" Conrad
Gemini VI-A Commander
Only astronaut to fly Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions.
Walter M Schirra
Gemini VI-A Pilot
Commaner Apollo 10 - the dress rehearsal for the first landing
Thomas P. Stafford
Gemini VII Commander
God Bless all of you, all of you on the good Earth. Apollo 8.
Frank Borman
Gemini VII Pilot
Tom Hanks played him.
James A. Lovell
Gemini VIII Commander
Saved this flight from disaster. Went on to be most famous astronaut in the world.
Neil A. Armstrong
Gemini VIII Pilot
First to drive the lunar rover. Stamp scandal participant.
David R. Scott
Gemini IX Commander
Commanded two Apollo missions but never walked on the moon.
Thomas P. Stafford
Gemini IX Pilot
Last Man on the Moon (which is also the name of his book).
Eugene A. Cernan
Gemini X Commander
First astronaut to 6 spaceflights
John W. Young
Gemini X Pilot
First of the "world's loneliest men". Command Module Pilot of Apollo 11
Michael Collins
Gemini XI Commander
First commander of Skylab. Died in motorcycle crash ... aged 69!
Charles "Pete" Conrad
Gemini XI Pilot
CMP on Apollo 12. Denied a moonwalk on Apollo 18 by cancellation of the program
Richard F. Gordon
Gemini XII Commander
First to 4 spaceflights
James A. Lovell
Gemini XII Pilot
Second most famous astronaut! Advocates for space exploration to this day.
Edwin R. "Buzz" Aldrin
Level 56
Aug 18, 2014
Added extra clues in the hope of more takers!
Level 66
Mar 22, 2015
Thanks for making this quiz about these very important people in world history. I am always amazed how little knowledge there is about these heroes.