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Mercury VIII imagery- western Atlantic Ocean

Mercury VIII imagery- western Atlantic Ocean

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The original caption reads:
View of a Cloud formation over Western Atlantic Ocean north of South America taken during the fourth orbit pass of the Mercury-Atlas 8 spaceflight.

Categories: Earth Observations

Resolution Format: 70MM CT.
Mercury VIII

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03/10/1962
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