Previous  Next
Mercury-Atlas 9
Mercury-Atlas 9 "Faith 7" spacecraft splashdown in the Pacific Ocean

The Mercury-Atlas 9 "Faith 7" spacecraft, with Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr. aboard, nears splashdown in the Pacific Ocean to conclude a 22 orbit mission lasting 34 hours and 20.5 minutes. The capsules parachute is fully deployed in this view.

Catalog Date: 16 May 1963
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S63-09630

Please support this web site:
Cafe Press Apollo Explorer Store Apollo Explorer Bookstore Make a donation