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Crew Members - USS Champlain - Arrival - Astronaut Alan Shepard

Crew Members - USS Champlain - Arrival - Astronaut Alan Shepard

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S61-02711 (5 May 1961) --- Crew members of the U.S. Navy Carrier Champlain cheer and take pictures of the arrival of the first Project Mercury pilot to fly a suborbital flight, astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. Two helicopters are approaching the ship, one carrying the astronaut and the other the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) capsule. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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01/01/1961
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