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IMAGE number
NGE1429836
Title
Astronaut Alan Shepard is about to become the first American in space as technicians shut the hatch of his FREEDOM 7 capsule (photo)
Description
Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Medium
photographie
Date
1961
Credit
Nasa/National Geographic Image Collection / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • adult
  • astronauts
  • cape canaveral
  • colour image
  • doors
  • florida
  • freedom 7 mission
  • hands
  • hatches
  • horizontal
  • medium group of people
  • men
  • outdoors
  • part of
  • photography
  • science and technology
  • space capsules
  • space exploration
  • technicians
  • usa

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