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    • Health Assessment of Space Chimpanzee, number 1 

      United States Air Force, Holloman Air Force Base Photographic Branch
      Dr. William E. (Bill) Britz Jr. was one of the Veterinarians for "Ham" and did help with some of the care of "Enos" and the other test chimpanzees. William Britz served with the Air Force from 1959 to 1980 with the 6570th ...
    • Heath Assessment of Space Chimpanzee, number 2 

      United States Air Force, Holloman Air Force Base Photographic Branch
      Dr. Bill Britz was one of the Veterinarians for "Ham" and did help with some of the care of "Elvis" and the other test chimpanzees. However, most reports list Dr. Jerry Fineg as the Veterinarian for "Enos".
    • Space Chimpanzee and Handler, number 2 

      National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      "That is Dr. William “Bill” Ward , me and Dr. Harold Von Beck in the back. Bill Ward was a physiologist in the Laboratory at Holloman, Dr. Von Beck was a German Flight Surgeon assigned to the Laboratory. I believe he ...
    • Space Chimpanzee and his Handler, number 1 

      United States Air Force, Holloman Air Force Base Photographic Branch
      "This Flight Couch and my Flight Log are in the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. All of these photos were made at Cape Canaveral prior to Alan Shepard’s flight. Note that I have used all capital letters in the name ...
    • Space Chimpanzee in His Flight Couch 

      National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      "Ham", whose name was an acronym for Holloman Aerospace Medicine, became the first chimpanzee in space aboard the Mercury Redstone rocket on January 31, 1961. Ham was born in French Camarrons, West Africa in July of 1956 ...
    • Space Chimpanzee While in Flight 

      National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      "Ham", whose name was an acronym for Holloman Aerospace Medicine, became the first chimpanzee in space aboard the Mercury Redstone rocket on January 31, 1961. Ham was born in French Camarrons, West Africa in July of 1956 ...
    • Three Space Chimpanzee Trainees 

      College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
      When the time came to test the space capsule’s life support systems and task performance ability in space, NASA needed a special animal couch to both house the chimpanzees and the device that would be used to test performance. ...