Earth from Mercury-Atlas 9
April 7, 2003
Photograph of Burma's west coast, west of Rangoon. Irrawaddy River on the right, taken by Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr., during his 22 orbit Mercury-Atlas 9 (MA-9) spaceflight.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Mercury-Atlas 9, Gordon Cooper, Mercury program, Mercury-Atlas 6, Project Mercury, Irrawaddy river, Atlas