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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".
    • Launch Pad and Tower 

      U. S. Air Force Missle Test Center Photography Lab
      This image of launch complex 14 at the Cape Canaveral Missile Text Annex in Florida was taken on October 12, 1961. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers initiated construction of this facility on January 1956. The total cost ...
    • Medical Hardware for the Space Environment: An Engineering Experience at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration 

      Reyna, Baraquiel (2011-10-21)
      The complexity and amount of medical hardware needed by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) constantly shifts with mission requirements. Early missions such as Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo required minimal, ...
    • Mercury Atlas 5 

      National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      "Enos" the second chimpanzee to be launched into space on November 29th, 1961; and the first to achieve two orbits around the earth. After being brought from the Miami Rare Bird Farm on April 3, 1960 Enos completed more ...
    • Space Capsule 

      National Aeronautics and Space Administration
      "Enos" the second chimpanzee to be launched into space on November 29th 1961, and the first to achieve two orbits around the earth. After being brought from the Miami Rare Bird Farm on April 3, 1960 Enos completed more ...
    • 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 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. ...