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Mercury-Redstone 3
Rear view of Astronaut Alan Shepard in pressure suit

Rear view of Astronaut Alan Shepard, in his pressure suit and helmet, as he approaches the Freedom 7 capsule in preparation for insertion before the Mercury-Redstone 3 mission. All that can be seen of the astronaut is his legs.

Catalog Date: 28 July 1961
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: S61-02796

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