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Associated Press Faith 7 Mated to Atlas Booster

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09677.74 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Cape Canaveral, Florida Type: Photograph Date: 23 April 1963 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 25.2 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One photograph by Associated Press April 23, 1963. Shows a capsule being lowered off a platform. According to the embedded press release the capsule is named Faith 7 by the astronaut L. Gordon Cooper who will participate in a twenty two orbit mission set to take off mid-May 1963. The back of the photo is stamped with Associated Press information. The year of the photo was determined by the date of the mission mentioned in the embedded press release. The back of the photo is stamped with Associated Press information.

People: Cooper, L. Gordon, 1927-2004

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: SpaceAstronauts

Sub Era: The Sixties

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