The Aurora 7 space capsule on a flat bed trailer truck, at Roosevelt Roads Naval Station, Puerto Rico, after having been recovered at sea. The capsule is offloaded with a crane, placed into a steel cradle dolley, and then rolled onto the ramps and into the cargo hold of a C-124 transport aircraft, for flight back to Cape Canaveral.
Project Storm fury at Roosevelt Roads Naval air station in Ceiba, Puerto Rico. Three RA-3B planes lined up at Roosevelt Roads Naval air station. A CPO (Chief Petty Officer) removes silver iodide cartridges from a wooden box and places them in small racks. CPO loads iodide cartridges into small bomb racks as a civilian engineer talks to him. Bomb bay of the plane open. Engineer hands cartridges to the CPO as he loads them into the bomb rack. Men hand over racks of cartridges to a man inside the bomb bay in the plane. Nose of RA-3B plane with overcast sky in the background.
Project Storm fury at Roosevelt Roads Naval air station in Ceiba, Puerto Rico. Crew members stand near the tail section of EC-121 plane at Roosevelt Roads Naval air station with another EC-121 plane in the background. A ladder leads up to the hatch of EC-121 aircraft. Chief Petty Officer and a civilian engineer opens silver iodide cases next to a RA-3B plane on the line with overcast sky in the background. Cartridges placed in small bomb racks. Men hand over the cartridges to someone in the bomb bay. CPO places a wooden box of silver iodide canisters. He opens the lid and removes canisters. Iodide racks placed in bomb bay. Men use speed wrench to secure the racks on bomb bay. Men off load silver iodide cases from a yellow pick up truck.
Project Storm fury at Roosevelt Roads Naval air station in Ceiba, Puerto Rico. Chief Petty Officer set as a desk with a weather map spread out in front of him. Photographers mate come and hand over a message to the Chief. Chief looks at the plotting sheet and make markings on the weather map to plot the course of hurricane Faith.
Project Storm fury, Ceiba in Puerto Rico. The skipper of VW-4 hurricane hunter plane, Commander R.V. Himewick, discusses the flight storm area. Commander in flight gear in a ready room. Two officers of the crew relax during the flight a one of them sleeps while the other one goes through a booklet. Mr. Auston , navigator as he plots a course for aircraft during the flight. The flight engineer, Chief Weekly seated before the control panel during the flight. Dials, buttons switch control of the Pilot and co-pilot at controls in the cockpit of the aircraft.
Project Storm fury, Ceiba in Puerto Rico. Dr. Simpson, a woman, Dr. Gentry and AX3 Wrant wearing phones at radar scope on board VW-4 hurricane hunter aircraft while in flight during Project Storm fury. They watch the radar scope. Commander Himewick, skipper of VW-4 at controls of the aircraft in flight, instrument panel. EC-121 aircraft and its instrument panel. Dr. Simpson relaxes and drinks milk from a carton with a straw. Cloud formation in sky with water below them. Shadow of clouds on water.