This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
View of aircraft approaching the USS Lake Champlain (CV-39) during recovery mission for the Mercury MR-3 Flight, May 5, 1961. U.S. Marines Sikorsky (S-58) HUS-1 (UH-34D) Seahorse (A/C No. 148767) can be seen carrying the Freedom 7 capsule nearest the ship, and U.S. Navy Sikorsky (S-58) HSS-1N (SH-34J) Seabat (A/C No. 147995) can be seen following.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aircraft carriers
- Space flight
- Naval aviation
- Space vehicles