Close-up view showing Mercury 8 mission logo carved in black granite at Space View Park near the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum in Titusville, Florida.

Close-up view showing Mercury 8 mission logo carved in black granite at Space View Park near the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum in Titusville, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/118617
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  • Close-up view showing Mercury 8 mission logo carved in black granite at Space View Park near the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum in Titusville, Florida.

Image Number

  • FS01381

Year

  • 2001

Date Note

  • Photographed on March 8, 2001.

Series Title

General Note

  • Logo commemorates the Mercury 8 mission when astronaut Wally Schirra orbited the Earth aboard spacecraft Sigma 7 on October 3, 1962 to test long-duration capabilities of the spacecraft and help pave the way for a future longer-duration mission.
  • 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 Mercury 8 mission logo carved in black granite at Space View Park near the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum in Titusville, Florida.
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