Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr. Prior to Launch
April 7, 2003
Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 8 (MA-8) earth orbital space flight, leaves Hanger "S" at Cape Canaveral on his way to his scheduled October 3, 1962 flight.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Mercury-Atlas 8, Wally Schirra, Mercury program, Environment, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 14, Apollo 7, Walter M. Schirra Jr.