[MERCURY-ATLAS 9] VINTAGE CHROMOGENIC PRINT OF GORDON COOPER EXITING THE MERCURY SPACECRAFT, 16 MAY 1963.
From the Estate of NASA Senior Photographer Bill Taub
GORDON COOPER EXITING THE MERCURY SPACECRAFT. 16 MAY 1963.
Vintage chromogenic print, image taken by Bill Taub, 9 3/8 by 13 1/4 inches, mounted on matboard; one or two chips to edge, some minor toning to image and mat.
Mercury-Atlas 9 marked the final crewed mission of the Mercury Program. The spacecraft—named Faith 7—was piloted by Gordon Cooper, and made 22 Earth orbits before splashing down in the pacific on 16 May 1963.