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Mercury-Atlas 9
Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper explains camera to backup pilot Astronaut Shepard

Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper explains the 16mm handheld spacecraft camera to his back up pilot Astronaut Alan Shepard. The camera, designed by J.R. Hereford of McDonnell Aircraft Corp., will be used by Cooper during the Mercury-Atlas 9 mission to photograph experiments in space for M.I.T. and the Weather Bureau.

Catalog Date: 01 January 1963
Film Type: 35mm BW
NASA image: S63-03952

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