NASA Photo ID: 61-MR3-76A          File Name: 10073523.jpg
Film Type: 8x10                    Date Taken: 05/05/61
Title: Freedom 7 capsule is rescued by helicopter at end of MR-3 flight
Description:
The Freedom 7 capsule is rescued by a U.S. Marine helicopter at the end of 
its sub-orbital Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight May 5, 1961 down range
from  the Florida eastern coast.                   
Subject terms:
ASTRONAUTS                              
HELICOPTERS                             
MERCURY MR-3 FLIGHT                     
MERCURY PROJECT                         
RESCUE OPERATIONS                       
SPACECRAFT RECOVERY                     
WATER LANDING                           

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