The "Mercury Seven"

     

The "Mercury Seven"

This photo, taken January 20, 1961, shows Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard, and Deke Slayton standing in front of a Convair F-106B-75-CO Delta Dart (r/n 59-0158).

Image Number: NASM-9A11716-A
Credit: National Air and Space Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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