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Mercury Space Program, Flotation Gear to Space Capsule

Three drivers stand on floatation collar waiting for the capsule to be hoisted on board ship
Description: Painting, Watercolor and Charcoal on Paper; by Robert J. Benson; 1963; Unframed Dimensions 23H X 18W
Accession #: 88-170-AL
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The UDT team stands on the flotation collar in order to secure the towline to hoist the spacecraft onto the deck of a ship. 

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  • Space Exploration
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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
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