NASA astronaut Major Gordon Cooper launched into space in Faith 7 spacecraft for the Mercury Mission.
Washington DC USA Date:1963, May 15 Duration:5 min 34 sec Sound:Yes
Major Gordon Cooper wearing his space suit before he is launched into space for the Mercury mission.
Major Cooper entering the van which will take him to launch pad 14. Major Cooper aboard Faith 7 spacecraft. Spacecraft shoots from launch pad. Crowd gathered in streets watching. Animated spacecraft shown. Major Cooper inside the spacecraft Faith 7. View of spacecraft moving in an orbit. People buying newspapers. Kearsarge carrier ship in Pacific near midway to receive Major Gordon Cooper. Animated spacecraft dropping Faith 7 capsule in Pacific. Rescue ships in Pacific and helicopters in sky in case of any emergency.
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