Query: *
Mercury MA-8 Flight Sigma 7 and Mercury MA-9 Flight Faith 7 Recovery Letters [Parker]
Creators:
Parker, Donald Fred, 1934-2016.
Dates:
1962-1963
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Donald Fred Parker was a naval flight officer assigned to the ship's company of the USS Kearsarge (CV-33), the ship that recovered the Mercury MA-8 Flight Sigma 7 and Mercury MA-9 Flight Faith 7. This collection contains two letters written by Parker that include a first person account of the recovery operations, as well as a "Family Gram" newsletter for ths ship that also includes a detailed description of the Mercury MA-8 recovery.

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