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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".
    • Modeling Habitat Suitability for Pan troglodytes verus in Montane Rainforests 

      Fitzgerald, Maegan Annette (2017-07-20)
      Tropical forests and the biodiversity within them are rapidly declining in the face of an increasing human population. Resource management and conservation of endangered species requires an understanding of how species ...
    • Space Capsule Being Mated to Component 

      National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      This picture was taken at Cape Canaveral before the Mercury Redstone 2 (MR-2) Flight in late January 1961. The flight took place on January 31, 1961 preceding Astronaut Alan Shepard's flight aboard MR-3 on May5, 1961. ...
    • Space Capsule Unloading 

      United States Air Force, Holloman Air Force Base Photographic Branch
      After Ham's trip into Space his capsule is being unloaded from a US Army transport and returned to hanger S at Cape Canaveral.
    • 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. ...