Atlas booster which will lift Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper into space arrives at Cape Canaveral, Fla.

[63-MA9-56]


  • Photo Number: 63-MA9-56

  • Release Date: 11-May-1963

  • Keywords: MERCURY MA-9 FLIGHT,ATLAS LAUNCH VEHICLES
  • Description: The Atlas vehicle 130D which will lift Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper into space arrives at Cape Canaveral, Fla. The launch vehicle is a one-and-a-half stage, liquid propellant launch vehicle with five engines: 2 booster engines, 1 sustainer engine, and 2 small vernier engines. These engines produce a total thrust of approximately 360,000 pounds.

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