Recovery of Mercury spacecraft and chimpanzee Ham
April 7, 2003
Recovery personnel aboard the U.S.S. Donner remove Ham, a 37 pound chimpanzee, from a Mercury spacecraft following the successful Mercury-Redstone 2 suborbital flight from Cape Canveral, Florida.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Mercury program, Human spaceflight, Space exploration, Environment, Cape Canveral, Florida, USS Donner, Mercury-Redstone Launch Vehicle, Mercury-Redstone 2, Mercury-Redstone 4, Ham the Chimp, Redstone, Project Mercury, Spaceflight