NASA Photo ID: S63-22731           File Name: 10073514.jpg
Film Type: 4x5 BW                  Date Taken: 12/11/63
Title: Launch of the MR-2 spacecraft
Description:
Launching of the Mercury-Redstone 2 (MR-3) spacecraft from Cape Canaveral
on  a suborbital mission. Onboard the craft was Ham, a 37-pound chimpanzee. 
Despite an over-acceleration factor, the flight was considered to be 
successful.                  
Subject terms:
FLORIDA                                 
LAUNCHING                               
LAUNCHING PADS                          
LAUNCHING SITES                         
MERCURY MR-2 FLIGHT                     
MERCURY PROJECT                         

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