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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, Programme Apollo, Apollo Program, Mercury Seven, Project Mercury, Photo Print, Ancient Aliens, Space Travel

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

On this Day in History, April 9, 1959: NASA introduced America’s first astronauts who became known as the Original Seven (pictured) and were chosen for the country’s first space program "Project Mercury"

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. Project Mercury, Nasa Astronauts, Space Astronauts, Space And Astronomy, Nasa Space, Today In History, Space Race, Space Program, Space Station

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, Nasa History, Vintage Space, Space Race, Space Shuttle, Space Invaders

Mercury Launch

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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, Sistema Solar, Project Mercury, Science Fiction, Nasa Astronauts, Space Astronauts, Launch Pad, Space Race

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, Famous Veterans, Historia Universal, Man On The Moon, Famous Faces, Famous Men, Famous People, Military Veterans, Real Hero

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. Space Projects, Space Crafts, Astronomy Terms, Cosmos, Project Mercury, Monsieur Madame, Cat Art Print, 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, Project Mercury, Nasa Space Program, Space Race, First Humans, Science Fiction Art, Deep Space, Space Shuttle, 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 Missions, Nasa Images, Nasa Astronauts, Nasa Spaceship, Space Astronauts

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. Tony Goldwyn, Neil Armstrong, Mercury Seven, Astronaut Suit, Project Mercury, Moon Time, Vintage Space, Space Race, Space And Astronomy

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, […]

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

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.