NASA Photo ID: S61-02820           File Name: 10073574.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. It
eventually  had to abandon its recovery attempts. 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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