Astronaut Gordon Cooper at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 14 Launchpad

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Title

Astronaut Gordon Cooper at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 14 Launchpad

Alternative Title

Astronaut Cooper at Launchpad

Subject

Cape Canaveral (Fla.)
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Fla.)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Astronauts--United States

Description

While visiting the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 14 Launchpad before the launch of the Faith 7 Mercury-Atlas mission, astronaut Astronaut listens to Günter Wendt (1923-2010) of McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, the man who supervised spacecraft preparation on the launchpad. Wendt was famous for his meticulous standards, which won the trust of the astronauts.

General Dynamics/Astronautics Operations Manager B. G. MacNabb is seen in the center of the first photograph. In the second photograph, MacNabb is pictured on the left, Wendt is seen in the center, and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 14 Manager Dr. Calvin D. Fowler is photographed on the right.

Source

Original black and white photographic print: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Date Created

ca. 1963-04

Contributor

Fowler, Calvin D.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photographic print.

Is Part Of

Dr. Calvin Fowler Collection, Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

153 KB
183 KB

Medium

2 black and white photographic prints

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 14 Launch Site, Cape Canaveral, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally owned by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"Project Mercury Overview." John F. Kennedy Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/mercury/mercury-overview.htm.
"Faith 7 MA-9 (26)." John F. Kennedy Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/mercury/ma-9/ma-9.htm.

Transcript

G D GENERAL DYNAMICS ASTRONAUTICS

B. G. MACNABB[?]

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