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Crew members of U.S. Champlain cheer arrival of Astronaut Alan Shepard

Crew members of the U.S. Navy Carrier Champlain cheer and take pictures of the arrival of the first Project Mercury pilot to fly a suborbital flight, Astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr. Two helecopters are approaching the ship, one carrying the astronaut and the other the capsule.

Catalog Date: 05 May 1961
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: S61-02711

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