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Mercury-Redstone 3
Astronaut Alan Shepard is rescued by helicopter at end of MR-3 flight

Astronaut Alan B. Shepard is rescued by a U.S. Marine helicopter at the end of his sub-orbital Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight May 5, 1961 down range from the Florida eastern coast.

Catalog Date: 25 March 1988
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S88-31378

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