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Detail inside hoist loop door. The hoist loop (the looped cable pointing down toward the pilot's hatch) was used during spacecraft recovery.

As it happens, I was able to locate a picture of Gemini 5's recovery where the hoist loop is visible.

 
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Time picture taken Mon Aug 4 11:49:20 2008
Location picture taken Starship Gallery
Space Center Houston
Houston, TX
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