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THE FOLLOWING LOT WAS ORIGINALLY IN THE COLLECTION OF ASTRONAUT GORDON COOPER

Gordon Cooper's Altitude Chamber Blueprint
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LOT SOLD. 2,375 USD
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THE FOLLOWING LOT WAS ORIGINALLY IN THE COLLECTION OF ASTRONAUT GORDON COOPER

Gordon Cooper's Altitude Chamber Blueprint
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,375 USD
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Gordon Cooper's Altitude Chamber Blueprint
Hanger “S,” Capsules 12B, 15A, 17 & 20 (Altitude Chamber) blueprint, McDonnell Aircraft Corp., April 25, 1960, 18 by 73 inches, half scale of master drawing.
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INSCRIBED and SIGNED: "From my notebook, GORDON COOPER, Faith 7, Capsule 20."

Two drawings of the Mercury spacecraft are illustrated, one related to the overall placement in the Altitude Chamber and the other detailing the various electrical interfaces. All of these interfaces are mapped via routing lines to their associated junction or terminal boxes located at a check-out or telemetry vans (large trailers). Tie-ins to the check-out and telemetry equipment vans are shown. An early blueprint of the hangar facilities located at Cape Canaveral, Florida, devoted to the Mercury Program.

Related lot: 55

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