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 press corps selected to be aboard the USS Lake Champlain (CV-39) during the Mercury MR-3 Flight Freedom 7 Recovery mission, May 5, 1961 posed in front of a Douglas AD (A-1, BT2D) Skyraider; Grumman S-2 (S2F) Tracker visible at left. [Note: many of the people in the photograph have signed the reverse of this print. See image of reverse for additional information.]
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aircraft carriers
- Space flight
- Naval aviation