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NEWSWEEK COVER MAY 27, 1963

Copyright 1963 by NEWSWEEK, INC.

The NEWSWEEK cover of the May 27, 1963 issue featured Gordon Cooper's Mercury mission, the last flight of the series of Mercury manned flights into space. Contents of the magazine included a detailed description of Cooper's space flight. The program had emcompassed five years with a string of 6 successful flights. Cooper's vehicle's name, Faith 7, described NASA's hopes for the subsequent Gemini and Apollo programs which would lead to landing the first men on the Moon before 1970.


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Author: Jerry Woodfill / NASA, Mail Code ER7, jared.woodfill1@jsc.nasa.gov

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Automation, Robotics and Simulation Division, Walter W. Guy, Chief.

Picture of the logo of NASA Johnson Space Center's Automation, Robotics, and 
Simulation Division.  The logo depicts a robot extended arm and hand.  The robotic 
hand holds Mars in its grasp.