COOPER'S ALTITUDE CHAMBER BLUEPRINT.
Lot 46
COOPER'S ALTITUDE CHAMBER BLUEPRINT.
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£1,200 - 1,800
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COOPER'S ALTITUDE CHAMBER BLUEPRINT. COOPER'S ALTITUDE CHAMBER BLUEPRINT.
Lot Details
COOPER'S ALTITUDE CHAMBER BLUEPRINT.
"Hanger 'S,' Capsules 12B, 15A, 17 & 20" (Altitude Chamber) blueprint, McDonnell Aircraft Corp., April 25, 1960, 73 x 18 inches, half scale of master drawing.

Two drawings of the Mercury spacecraft are illustrated, one related to the overall placement in the Altitude Chamber and the other detailing the various electrical interfaces. All of these interfaces are mapped via routing lines to their associated junction or terminal boxes. Tie-ins to the check-out and telemetry equipment vans are shown.
An early drawing of the facilities located at Cape Canaveral, Florida, devoted to the Mercury Program. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED: "From my notebook, Gordon Cooper, Faith 7, Capsule 20."
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