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Mercury-Redstone 3
Freedom 7 capsule is rescued by helicopter at end of MR-3 flight

The Freedom 7 capsule is rescued by a U.S. Marine helicopter at the end of its sub-orbital Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight May 5, 1961 down range from the Florida eastern coast.

Catalog Date: 05 May 1961
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: 61-MR3-76A

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