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Freedom 7

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Freedom 7

Description of the photograph

Astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr. is waiting for the launch of the Freedom 7 Mercury shuttle on May 5, 1961. This third Mercury-Redstone (MR-3) vehicle flight, developed by D. Wernher von Braun and the crew of rockets in Huntsville, Alabama, was the first mission in the US land space. During the 15-minute suborbital flight, Shepard reached an altitude of 115 miles and traveled 302 miles downstream.

Keywords used by Collection NASA to describe this photograph: astronaut, take off, shuttle, alan b. shepard, flight, vehicle, space, ground, suborbital

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Each print is coated with a protective varnish to ensure long-lasting preservation.


270g/m2 satin-finish paper. The picture is printed on satin paper using the latest inkjet printing technologies.

Mounting on aluminium

The photograph is laminated on a 2mm Dibond aluminium plate with a frame on the back to easily hang the photograph on the wall.


This photograph is sold with a certificate of authenticity.

Available sizes

10x8, 20x14, 24x17, 30x24.

Suggested finishes

Print only, Classic wood frame, Premium aluminium frame, Aluminum mounting, Floater frame, Acrylic, Framed acrylic.


This photograph is part of a limited edition of 300 copies worldwide.