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Mercury Unmanned Mission Overview
Recovery of the Little Joe 5A spacecraft

View of the recovery of the Little Joe 5A spacecraft which lifted off on March 6, 1961 from Wallops Island. The photo was taken from the recovery helecopter and shows the craft's parachute still attached and floating in the water next to the capsule.

Catalog Date: 18 March 1961
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: S61-01398

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