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NASA Mercury Program

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The Original Mercury The guys with the "right stuff" Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Wally Schirra Gordon Cooper Deke Slayton Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Mercury Seven, Project Mercury, Photo Print, Nasa Astronauts, Nasa Spaceship, Ancient Aliens, Space And Astronomy

Florida's Space Coast by Wade Arnold, Foreword by Astronaut Andy Allen

Florida's Space Coast

Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper NASA selected Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper in 1959 as one of the 7 astronauts for their Mercury Project. In 1 days, the Faith 7 spacecraft orbited the Earth 22 times. Cosmos, Gordon Cooper, Project Mercury, Nasa History, Nasa Astronauts, Space Astronauts, Space And Astronomy, Nasa Space, Today In History

Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper

Full Description: Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., one of the original seven astronauts for Mercury Project selected by NASA on April 27, 1959. The MA-9 mission, boosted by the Mercury-Atlas launch vehicle, was the last flight of the Mercury Project. The Faith 7 spacecraft orbited the Earth 22 times in 1-1/2 days. Image Number: SPD-MARSH-8772556 Date: May 1963

A celebration of the history of the manned space program, space exploration, and science. ***Disclaimer***This page is not associated with NASA. I'm just a fan of the space program. Nasa Missions, Apollo Missions, Project Mercury, Nasa Space Program, Constellations, Cosmos, Nasa History, Vintage Space, Space Race

Mercury Launch

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Astronaut Alan Shepard peers inside the Mercury "'Freedom spacecraft which he flew on May The spacecraft was presented to the Smithsonian on October and placed on display in the Aircraft Building in the South Yard by the Smithsonian Castle. Cosmos, Nasa Space Program, Nasa History, Nasa Astronauts, Space Race, Air Space, Space And Astronomy, To Infinity And Beyond, Space Station

"Freedom 7"' Displayed in Air and Space Building

Astronaut Alan Shepard peers inside the Mercury "'Freedom 7"' spacecraft which he flew on May 5, 1961. The spacecraft was presented to the Smithsonian on October 23, 1961, and placed on display in the Aircraft Building (aka Quonset Hut) in the South Yard by the Smithsonian Castle. Source: Smithsonian Institution Archives

John Glenn, in his pressure suit, is escorted by NASA flight surgeon Dr. William Douglas and equipment specialist Joe Schmitt, as he leaves crew quarters prior to blasting off on the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission, (NASA) Nasa Photos, Nasa Images, 6 Photos, Project Mercury, Science Fiction, Nasa Astronauts, Space Astronauts, Space Race, Sistema Solar

John Glenn, Mercury -- Heads to the Launch Pad

Description: Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., NASA flight surgeon William Douglas and equipment specialist Joseph W. Schmidt leave crew quarters prior to the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission. Glenn is in his pressure suit and is carrying the portable ventilation unit. Image #: Date: February 20, 1962

Astronaut Neil Armstrong served in the US Navy as a Naval Aviator during the Korean War from 1949 to 1952 and he remained in the Navy Reserve until he resigned his commission in Neil Armstrong, Military Veterans, Military Service, Famous Veterans, Man On The Moon, Real Hero, United States Navy, Korean War, Famous Faces

Astronaut Neil Armstrong served in the US Navy as a Naval Aviator during the Korean War from 1949 to 1952 and he remained in the Navy Reserve until he resigned his commission in 1960.

Walter M. Schirra, one of the original seven astronauts for Mercury Project selected by NASA on April Schirra's Mercury-Atlas 8 mission, during which he piloted his Sigma 7 spacecraft, was the third manned orbital flight by the United States. Cosmos, Space Projects, Space Crafts, Project Mercury, Monsieur Madame, Cat Art Print, Steampunk, Space Race, Space Program

Astronaut Walter M. Schirra

Full Description: Astronaut Walter M. "Wally" Schirra, one of the original seven astronauts for Mercury Project selected by NASA on April 27, 1959. The MA-8 (Mercury-Atlas) mission with Sigma 7 spacecraft was the third marned orbital flight by the United States, and made the six orbits in 9-1/4 hours. Born March 12, 1923 in Hackensack, NJ, Schirra passed away on May 3, 2007. Image Number: SPD-MARSH-8892072 Date: 1959

Astronauts on the Project Mercury mission — the first human spaceflight mission ever. We were working on beating the Russians then. Take A Look Inside NASA In The Deke Slayton, Astronaut Suit, Project Mercury, Nasa Space Program, Space Race, First Humans, Space Shuttle, Deep Space, Astronomy

Take A Look Inside NASA In The '50s

Here's what the beginning of the Space Age looked like.

Space History Photo: Astronaut Alan Shepard, in his silver pressure suit with the helmet visor closed, prepares for his upcoming Mercury-Redstone 3 launch. On May Alan B. became the first American to fly into space. Cosmos, Science Fiction, Science Today, Project Mercury, Nasa Images, Nasa Astronauts, Nasa Spaceship, Space Astronauts, Neil Armstrong

Space History Photo: Alan Shepard in Space Suit before Mercury Launch

Astronaut Alan Shepard, in his silver pressure suit, preparing for his upcoming Mercury-Redstone 3 launch, the first American manned flight into space.

& The Moon& (Time-Life Seven Astronauts of the Mercury Program try on their distinctive silver space suits. Neil Armstrong, Mercury Seven, Astronaut Suit, Project Mercury, Moon Time, Space Fashion, Fashion Fashion, Vintage Space, Space Race

To The Moon (Time-Life Records) - Sci-Fi-O-Rama

Something of a special feature here, original photography scanned from the breathtakingly beautiful ‘To The Moon’ (Time-Life 1969) an audio and visual chronology that documents NASA’s Mercury, Gemini and (of course) Apollo projects. ‘To The Moon’ includes 6 doubled sided 12″ Vinyl’s full of famous radio transmissions and interviews, plus an accompanying 190-page slip casebook, […]

Pancho Barnes - aviatrix, stunt pilot, preacher's wife, Owner of Happy Bottom Riding Club bar/ranch Women In History, World History, Great Women, Amazing Women, Stunt Woman, Preachers Wife, Mexican Army, Howard Hughes, Female Pilot

Pancho Barnes - aviatrix, stunt pilot, preacher's wife, Owner of Happy Bottom Riding Club bar/ranch, friend of Howard Hughes, Amelia Earhart, Chuck Yeager, Buzz Aldridge & Lassie. 1st female stunt pilot; created 1st pilots' union; took on the Mexican Army dressed as a man; & fought the US Military when they stole her land... with great passion & joy.

A Project Mercury astronaut looks over his spacesuit. Take A Look Inside NASA In The Project Mercury, Nasa Space Program, Nasa Astronauts, Nasa Planets, Nasa Photos, Apollo Missions, Space Projects, Space Race, Space And Astronomy

Take A Look Inside NASA In The '50s

Here's what the beginning of the Space Age looked like.

Less than a year after its birth, NASA announced its first astronaut class, the Mercury Seven, on April This drawing of the Mercury capsule was used by the Space Task Group at the first NASA inspection, on Oct. Mercury Seven, Scientific Magazine, Project Mercury, Fourth Industrial Revolution, Space Race, The Right Stuff, Communication System, Space Program, Everything

Project Mercury, 1959-1963

Less than a year after its birth, the National Aeronautics and Space Agency announced its first astronaut class, the Mercury Seven, on April 9, 1959. Project Mercury proved that humans could live and work in space, paving the way for future human exploration. This cutaway drawing of the Mercury capsule was used by the Space Task Group at the first NASA inspection. Image Number: Date: October 24, 1959.