NASA Photo ID: S61-02723           File Name: 10073520.jpg
Film Type: 8x10                    Date Taken: 07/21/61
Title: Rescue helicopter crew drop Astronaut Shepard a hoisting sling after landing
Description:
The rescue helicopter crew drops Astronaut Alan Shepard a hoisting sling 
after the landing of the Mercury spacecraft and the end of the first
American  suborbital manned mission. Shepard is standing on his capsule,
looking up at  the helicopter.                  
Subject terms:
HELICOPTERS                             
LANDING                                 
MERCURY MR-3 FLIGHT                     
MERCURY PROJECT                         
RESCUE OPERATIONS                       
WATER LANDING                           

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