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Shepard Capsule Rescued by Helicopter
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Shepard Capsule Rescued by Helicopter

April 7, 2003
The rescue helicopter crew drops Astronaut Alan Shepard a hoisting sling after the landing of the Mercury spacecraft and the end of the first American suborbital manned mission. Shepard is standing on his capsule, looking up at the helicopter.