Mercury Project

john glenn

Fish eye view of Project Mercury astronaut John Glenn training in a mock up of the planned space capsule.


Project Mercury astronaut Scotty Carpenter at home with his wife Rene prior to mission.

Project Mercury astronauts (R-L): Top: Walter Schirra; Alan Shepard; Middle: John Glenn; Scott Carpenter; Donald Slayton; Bottom: Leroy Cooper; Virgil Grissom.

Dr. William K. Douglas checking vital signs of space suit clad astronaut Wally Schirra.

Mercury Project astronaut Alan Shepard checking the fit of his individually molded couch, used for training as well as during flight.


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