Major Gordon Cooper after returning from his 22 orbit flight in space.
Honolulu Hawaii USA Date:1963, May 20 Duration:5 min 34 sec Sound:Yes
The crew of Kearsarge carrier ship goes into action off Midway Island in the Pacific for the return of the Major Gordon Cooper and his 'Faith 7' capsule after his 22 orbit flight in space. Crowd cheering after seeing Major Gordon Cooper. Major walks for a medical check up in the ship's hospital. Major Cooper dining with other officers and flies to Hickam Field in Honolulu. Cooper is greeted by his wife and daughters. View of welcome parade and a large crowd gathered for Major L. Gorgon Cooper. From there he is flown to Florida to attend a press conference at Cape Canaveral where he shares his experiences.
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