Mercury Program Astronauts
April 7, 2003
Mercury program Astronaut group portrait. Front row, left to right, are Walter M. Schirra, Jr., Donald K. Slayton, John H. Glenn, Jr., and M. Scott Carpenter. Back row, left to right, are Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Virgil I. Grissom and L. Gordon Cooper.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Human spaceflight, Space exploration, United States, Deke Slayton, Gus Grissom, Project Mercury, Test pilots, Mercury Seven, Wally Schirra, Mercury program, Manned spacecraft, NASA