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Mercury Atlas 9 Orbital Chart for Faith 7 - Signed with Flight Information
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Mercury Atlas 9 Orbital Chart for Faith 7 - Signed with Flight Information
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
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Mercury Atlas 9 Orbital Chart for Faith 7 - Signed with Flight Information
Mercury Orbit Chart MOC-6, 1st Edition. Color Earth map, USAF Aeronautical Chart and Information Center for NASA, February 1963, 10½ by 35½ inches.
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INSCRIBED and SIGNED along the top center border: “I have liftoff and the clock in operating… Faith 7 on the way! GORDON COOPER.” Additionally INSCRIBED and SIGNED: "The 22 Orbits for Faith 7, Gordon Cooper" along the lower center border.

All 22 orbits of the MA-9 flight are plotted with circles representing the ground coverage foot print of the Mercury world-wide tracking stations. Cooper has inscribed the date of his launch near the Cape Canaveral area of the chart with: "Launch – 15 May 63" and his splashdown site designation and date: "Splashdown @ C-22, 16 May 63" near the splashdown bull's eye close to Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean.

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