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Mercury-Redstone 4
Attempted Recovery of Mercury spacecraft at end of MR-4 mission

Attempted recovery of Mercury spacecraft at end of the Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) mission. View shows the Marine helicopter pulled almost to the waters surface by the weight of the capsule, which filled with water. Behind the Marine helicopter, a Navy helicopter prepares to assist.

Catalog Date: 27 July 1961
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: S61-02817

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