Close-up view showing the plaque for astronaut Donald Kent Slayton in Space View Park near the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum in Titusville, Florida.

Close-up view showing the plaque for astronaut Donald Kent Slayton in Space View Park near the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum in Titusville, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/118613
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Title

  • Close-up view showing the plaque for astronaut Donald Kent Slayton in Space View Park near the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum in Titusville, Florida.

Image Number

  • FS01377

Year

  • 2001

Date Note

  • Photographed on March 8, 2001.

Series Title

General Note

  • Plaque reads, "Donald Kent Slayton Did not fly in Project Mercury Born: Sparta, WI, Mar. 1, 1924 He did not fly in the Mercury Program because of a concern over a previously undiscovered heart murmur. He was returned to flight status in 1972 after a decade of intensive exercises."
  • The Park is the first and only walk in the nation that honors America's astronauts as well as the men and women behind the scenes who helped America lead the world in space exploration.

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Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

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Close-up view showing the plaque for astronaut Donald Kent Slayton in Space View Park near the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum in Titusville, Florida.
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