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Mercury-Redstone 3
Launch of the MR-2 spacecraft

Launching of the Mercury-Redstone 2 (MR-3) spacecraft from Cape Canaveral on a suborbital mission. Onboard the craft was Ham, a 37-pound chimpanzee. Despite an over-acceleration factor, the flight was considered to be successful.

Catalog Date: 12 November 1963
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: S63-22731

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