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Mercury Splashdown and Recovery, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

Every American who flew in space from 1961 until the Space Shuttle days in 1981, returned home by landing in the ocean. The capsule would turn around and fire its engines to slow down for re-entry, then deploy a parachuted for splash-down.
This Cat's Meow 3/4" thick wooden shelf-sitter can be set on a bookcase, windowsill, or desk. It can also be perched on wainscoting or the trim above your windows or door. Add it to other Cat's Meow pieces to create your very own collection with personal significance.