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View of the capsule escape hatch on the forward bulkhead.

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The astronaut could access this hatch, which allows egress through the nose of the spacecraft, by removing part of the instrument panel.

Mercury Mockup capsule escape hatch at the Prologue Room
Time picture taken Mon Jul 29 12:42:18 2013
Location picture taken James S. McDonnell Prologue Room
St. Louis, MO
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