Canaveral Leaves Mind Sharp Bits Amid Clutter

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Title

Canaveral Leaves Mind Sharp Bits Amid Clutter

Alternative Title

Canaveral Leaves Mind Sharp Bits Amid Clutter

Subject

Cape Canaveral (Fla.)
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Fla.)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Project Mercury (U.S.)
Astronauts--United States
Atlas (Missile)
Cooper, Leroy Gordon, 1927-2004
Cooper, Gordon, 1927-2004

Description

A newspaper article from The Baltimore Sun published on May 20, 1963. Written by Stephen A. Bennett, the article provides details Mercury-Atlas 9 (MA-9), the final manned space mission for Project Mercury. MA-9 launched from Launch Complex 14 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Cape Canaveral, on May 15, 1963. Gordon Cooper (1927-2004) traveled in Faith 7, successfully orbiting the Earth 22 and a half times before returned to Earth the following day.

Creator

Bennett, Stephen A.

Source

Original newspaper article: Bennett, Stephen A. "Canaveral Leaves Mind Sharp Bits Amid Clutter." The Baltimore Sun, May 20, 1963: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Publisher

Date Created

ca. 1963-05-20

Date Copyrighted

1963-05-20

Date Issued

1963-05-20

Contributor

Fowler, Calvin "Cal" D.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original newspaper article: Bennett, Stephen A. "Canaveral Leaves Mind Sharp Bits Amid Clutter." The Baltimore Sun, May 20, 1963.

Is Part Of

The Baltimore Sun, May 20, 1963.
Dr. Calvin Fowler Collection, Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

184 KB

Medium

1 newspaper article

Type

Text

Coverage

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

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Stephen A. Bennett and published by The Baltimore Sun.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by The Baltimore Sun and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"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.

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