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United States 50 Star Flag Faith 7

Sub-collection: Space & Lunar

US 50 Star Flag, Mercury Program, Faith 7, Flown May 15-16, 1963.
This flag was carried on Faith 7 by Major L. Gordon Cooper, who christened his capsule "Faith Seven", later explained, it reflected, "my faith in the launch team, my faith in all the hardware that had been so carefully tested, my faith in myself, and my faith in God.

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