NASA Photo ID: S61-02819           File Name: 10073575.jpg
Film Type: 8x10                    Date Taken: 07/27/61
Title: Recovery of Mercury Astronaut Viril Grissom at end of MR-4 mission
Description:
Recovery of Mercury Astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom at end of the 
Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) mission. View shows the Marine helicopter pulling 
the astronaut from the water at the end of a recovery line. The  helicopter
had to abandon its attempts to recover the spacecraft.  Behind the  Marine
helicopter, a Navy helicopter prepares to assist.                 

Subject terms:
ASTRONAUTS                              
HELICOPTERS                             
MERCURY MR-4 FLIGHT                     
MERCURY PROJECT                         
RECOVERY                                
WATER LANDING                           

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