Original Seven Project Mercury astronauts with U.S. Air Force F-106B jet aircraft.

Original Seven Project Mercury astronauts with U.S. Air Force F-106B jet aircraft.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/149355
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Original Seven Project Mercury astronauts with U.S. Air Force F-106B jet aircraft.

Image Number

  • N041264

Year

  • Between 1959 and 1963

Publication Info

  • Winter Park, Fla. : Central Florida Distributors, Between 1959 and 1963.

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General Note

  • From left to right: Navy Lt. Comdr. M. Scott Carpenter; Air Force Capt. Leroy "Gordon" Cooper; Marine Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr.; Air Force Capt. Virgil I. Grissom; Navy Lt. Comdr. Walter M. Schirra, Jr.; Navy Lt. Comdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr.; and Air Force Major Donald K. Slayton.
  • The pilots were selected in 1959. The project ended in 1963.
  • Photonegative of a postcard, number 100981.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

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