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Click to enlargeMercury 9 Cooper Enters Faith 7 Photo

Buy this Mercury 9 Cooper enters Faith 7 space photo.
High quality NASA picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph S63-09676 . Wide variety of sizes.

Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 9 (MA-9) earth-orbital space mission, is assisted into his "Faith 7" Mercury Spacecraft during the prelaunch countdown. MA-9 was launched on May 15, 1963, and the flight lasted for 34 hours and 20 minutes.

Date Taken: May 15, 1963
Credit: NASA/JSC

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