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    Mercury-Atlas 9 Faith 7 Orbit Chart MOC-6 Signed by Mission Pilot Gordon Cooper. A color lithographed map, 10.5" x 35" in size, plotting the track of Cooper's twenty-two Earth orbits during his May 15-16, 1963 mission, the sixth and last launch in the Mercury series. This chart is the first edition, issued in February 1963 by the USAF Nautical Chart and Information Center. Various printed markings denote the ground site coverage areas and levels, landing areas, and retro-sequence initiation points. Fine condition with a small tear and roughness at right edge, rolled.

    Cooper (1927-2004) has signed this orbital map at bottom center: "Gordon Cooper/ Faith 7".


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    October, 2009
    8th Thursday
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