Mercury Project

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

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

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

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

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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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