Major Gordan L. Cooper climbs in a capsule for a spacecraft's first flight in Cape Canaveral. McDonnell technicians work on a spacecraft. Major Cooper, wearing a flight suit and helmet, arrives in the White Room and salutes Padleader Guenter F. Wendt, who returns the salute. Major Cooper talks with the McDonnell technicians and shakes hands with Lt. Commander Malcolm S. Carpenter and Walter M. Schirra. Commander Alan B. Shepard in white coveralls. Major Cooper climbs into the capsule. Technicians help him getting in. The hatch being secured. A technician with headphones.
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