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Mercury-Atlas 9
Navy frogmen attach flotation collar to Mercury-Atlas 9 spacecraft

A U.S. Navy frogman team attaches a flotation collar to the Mercury-Atlas 9 "Faith 7" spacecraft during recovery operations in the central Pacific near Midway Island. The Mercury-Atlas spacecraft with Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr., pilot, still inside, was hoisted aboard the U.S.S. Kearnage.

Catalog Date: 16 May 1963
Film Type: 35mm
NASA image: S63-07707

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