American Flag on Friendship 7

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The American flag on Friendship 7 was one way to identify the capsule in the event it landed off course, but mostly it was a way of marking national pride. 

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05/10/2016

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Mark Avino

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NASM 2016-1827

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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