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Mercury-Redstone 3
Astronaut Allen Shepard being helped into his pressure suit for MR-3 flight

Astronaut Allen Shepard is being helped into the lower half of his pressure suit for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight, the first American manned space flight.

Catalog Date: 28 July 1961
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: S61-02755

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