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Faith 7 Heatshield Gallery


The sign describing the item. It read:

This is half of the heatshield that protected Gordon Cooper during the Mercury-Atlas 9 reentry. An identical heatshield protected John Glenn on Mercury-Atlas 6.

Sign by the Faith 7 Heatshield at the Astronaut Hall of Fame
Time picture taken Mon Jun 14 11:54:38 2004
Location picture taken Museum Gallery
Astronaut Hall of Fame
Titusville, FL
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