Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr. Assisted Into Spacecraft
April 7, 2003
Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 8 (MA-8) Earth orbital space flight, is assisted by back-up pilot L. Gordon Cooper into his Sigma 7 spacecraft for the begining of the MA-8 mission.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Environment, Mercury-Atlas 8, Wally Schirra, Mercury program, Project Mercury, Gordon Cooper, Apollo 7, Astronaut, L. Gordon Cooper, pilot, Walter M. Schirra Jr. Assisted, MA-8 mission, Spacecraft Astronaut, Walter M. Schirra Jr., Sigma