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Faith 7 Spashes Down
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Faith 7 Spashes Down

April 7, 2003
The Mercury-Atlas 9 "Faith 7" spacecraft, with Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr. aboard, nears splashdown in the Pacific Ocean to conclude a 22 orbit mission lasting 34 hours and 20.5 minutes. The capsules parachute is fully deployed in this view.


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