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FOOTAGE number
BOF745803
Title
Project Mercury: members of the Mercury Seven in training
Description
Project Mercury: members of the Mercury Seven in training (cotw). Clipped from an historical documentary tracing the development of Project Mercury through the sub-orbital flight of Astronaut Alan Shepard in Freedom 7 (first American in space on May 5, 1961) and the orbital flight of Astronaut John Glenn in Friendship 7. These first manned space flights are related to later missions that would take man to the Moon.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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Availability
Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds] Online Purchase
Footage 1920 × 1080 px 2,033 MB 96
Copyright
Out of copyright

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