Miss Baker, Squirrel Monkey Launched into Space, Photograph with Original Paw Print, Sample of Fur, and Additional Material.
Miss Baker, Squirrel Monkey Launched into Space, Photograph with Original Paw Print, Sample of Fur, and Additional Material. Black-and-white 7 x 9 1/4 in. photograph of Miss Baker posing with a model of the Jupiter Rocket, with her paw print and a sample of her hair in the lower right, along with an inscription signed by Dietrich E. Beischer; typed letter signed January 7, 1960 by Ernst Stuhlinger, recommending that the addressee write to Beischer regarding his interest in Miss Baker; the pamphlet, An Account of Experiments in Which Two Monkeys were Recovered Unharmed after Ballistic Space Flight, signed by Beischer; a black-and-white 8 x 10 in. showing Miss Baker drinking out of a cup while being held by her handler; black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photograph of Miss Abel being released from her life support capsule; an image of both monkeys on the recovery vessel after landing; an image of the blast-off of the Jupiter rocket carrying the monkeys; an unsigned image of Miss Baker with the Jupiter rocket; color post card of Miss Baker; [and] 8 x 10 in. black-and-white NASA photograph of the first space chimp, Ham, seated in his special biopack couch prior to a flight in January 1961.
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