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 U.S. Navy crew and members of the press crowded around the Freedom 7 capsule aboard the USS Lake Champlain (CV-39) following recovery mission for the Mercury MR-3 Flight, May 5, 1961.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aircraft carriers
- Space flight
- Naval aviation
- Space vehicles