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Overall view of the retro package electrical wiring connectors located on the top of the spacecraft when viewed from the rear.

Picture 1 of 2.

One connector goes to the retro package proper and the other goes to the capsule to adapter separation sensor located on the strap.

These wiring bundles are explosively disconnected prior to reentry.

Mercury Mockup retrograde package assembly wiring connector at retro-pack retention strap clips at Prologue Room
Time picture taken Mon Jul 23 11:58:02 2012
Location picture taken James S. McDonnell Prologue Room
St. Louis, MO
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