launch of Faith 7
Mercury-Atlas 9 lifts off from Pad 14 at Cape Canaveral with astronaut
L. Gordon Cooper aboard Faith 7 for the nation's longest manned orbital
flight. 34 hours, 20 minutes, 30 seconds, and 22 orbits later, Gordon
Cooper was resting in his Faith 7 space capsule in the blue Pacific Ocean.
credit: NASA GRIN Image # : 63C-1417
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