The first photograph shows a view of astronaut Charles Conrad Jr. through the window as he sits in the Gemini V spacecraft during preflight activities.

The second photograph shows Gemini V, which the National Aeronautics and Space Administration launched from Pad 19 at 9 am (EST) August 21, 1965, on a planned eight-day orbital mission.

From the mission transcript during liftoff:

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.

Capcom (Mission Control):

IGNITION!

000:00:01 Capcom:

LIFT-OFF!

000:00:02 Cooper:

... started.

000:00:05 Cooper:

We’re on our way.

000:00:05 Capcom:

Lift-off 13:59:59 (GMT). Lift-off 13:59:59.

000:00:11 Cooper:

Roll Program initiate.

000:00:12 Cooper:

Roger on the roll.

000:00:14 Capcom:

Plus 10 seconds.

000:00:22 Cooper:

Roll program is finished.

000:00:23 Capcom:

Roger.

000:00:24 Cooper:

Pitch initiate.

000:00:26 Capcom:

Roger on the pitch. You’re looking good.

000:00:27 Cooper:

Roger. Feels mighty good. Been a long time getting back.