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Mercury-Atlas 9
Astronaut Gordon Cooper assisted into his Mercury Spacecraft

Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr., is assisted into his "Faith 7" Mercury Spacecraft early Tuesday (May 14, 1963) morning. Cooper remained in the spacecraft for approximately 5 hours and then climbed out again as the mission was delayed because of trouble at a tracking station.

Catalog Date: 14 May 1963
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: S63-06259

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