Mercury On Deck, 1063. Creator: NASA.

Mercury On Deck, 1063. Creator: NASA.

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Mercury On Deck, 1963. The crew of the U.S.S. Kearsarge spelled out the words "Mercury 9" on the ship's flight deck while on the way to the recovery area where astronaut Gordon Cooper was expected to splash down in his "Faith 7" Mercury space capsule.

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  1. Gordon Cooper: American: Astronaut, aerospace engineer, test pilot

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