NASA Photo ID: 61-MA3-10           File Name: 10073442.jpg
Film Type: 4x5 BW                  Date Taken: 04/25/61
Title: Mercury-Atlas 3 liftoff and separation of capsule
These four views were taken by an Igor camera during lift off of 
Mercury-Atlas 3. Forty seconds after the Atlas left the pad, the vehicle
was  destroyed by the Range Safety Officer. The Mercury spacecraft
separated and  was recovered off the Cape Shore.                  
Subject terms:
LAUNCH VEHICLES                         
LAUNCHING PADS                          
LAUNCHING SITES                         
MERCURY MA-3 FLIGHT                     
MERCURY SPACECRAFT                      

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