The "Mercury Seven"

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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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