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, Space exploration, Human spaceflight, Wally Schirra, Gus Grissom, Deke Slayton, Project Mercury, Mercury Seven, Manned spacecraft, Test pilots, NASA, United States