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Mercury-Atlas 9
Astronaut Gordon Cooper is assisted backing out of his spacecraft "Faith 7"

Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper is assisted in backing out of his spacecraft "Faith 7" after a 600,000 mile, 22.9 orbit journey around the earth. He elected to remain in the spacecraft until it was hoisted to the deck of the Kearsarge, as did Astronaut Walter Schirra during the previous mission.

Catalog Date: 22 May 1963
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: S63-07855

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