Mercury Program Astronauts
April 7, 2003
Group shot of the original Mercury astronauts taken at the Manned Spacecraft Center (JSC), Houston, Texas, during Look Magazines photo coverage for the Collier Trophy Award. Left to right are L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., Walter M. Schirra, Jr., Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Virgil I. Grissom, John H. Glenn, Jr., Donald K. Slayton and M. Scott Carpenter.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Mercury program, Human spaceflight, Space exploration, Deke Slayton, Gus Grissom, Project Mercury, Test pilots, Mercury Seven, Wally Schirra, Manned spacecraft, NASA, United States