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Mercury-Atlas 7
Astronauts Scott Carpenter and Walter Schirra completes water egress test

Project Mercury Astronauts M. Scott Carpenter, prime pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 7, prepares to go through a water egress test. Astronaut Walter M. Schirra (back to camera), the backup MA-7 pilot is also present. Carpenter and Schirra are in the Mercury pressure suit, without the helmet. Behind them is an inflated life raft.

Catalog Date: 18 April 1962
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: S62-01355

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