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L01-48.03.01 Recovery Vessels for Mercury-Redstone 3

Chart showing positions of U.S. Navy recovery vessels for Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR3), the suborbital flight of Commander Alan Shepard in the capsule "Freedom 7." It is not clear if this chart shows the actual position of recovery ships during the flight, or was used for planning purposes prior to the flight.
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Description: Chart showing positions of U.S. Navy recovery vessels for Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR3), the suborbital flight of Commander Alan Shepard in the capsule "Freedom 7." It is not clear if this chart shows the actual position of recovery ships during the flight, or was used for planning purposes prior to the flight.
Accession #: Naval Subjects Collection
Catalog #: L01-48.03.01
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Circa this Year: 1961
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