NASA Photo ID: S61-02817           File Name: 10073573.jpg
Film Type: 8x10                    Date Taken: 07/27/61
Title: Attempted Recovery of Mercury spacecraft at end of MR-4 mission
Description:
Attempted recovery of Mercury spacecraft at end of the Mercury-Redstone 4 
(MR-4) mission. View shows the Marine helicopter pulled almost to the
waters  surface by the weight of the capsule, which filled with water.
Behind the  Marine helicopter, a Navy helicopter prepares to assist.                  

Subject terms:
CAPSULES                                
HELICOPTERS                             
MERCURY MR-4 FLIGHT                     
MERCURY PROJECT                         
RECOVERY                                
SPACECRAFT                              

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