Mercury MA-6 Flight Friendship 7 Post-Flight Displays. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

The Mercury MA-6 capsule Friendship 7 (right, mounted on transport trailer) is saluted by a trumpeting elephant at Katunayake Airport, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), following a three-day exhibition in Colombo; July 1, 1962.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Astronautics
  • Friendship 7 (Spacecraft)
  • Project Mercury (U.S.)
  • Space vehicles
  • Elephants

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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NASA

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Date

7/1/1962

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-7B21889