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Mercury-Atlas 7
Astronaut Scott Carpenter in pressure suit awaiting simulated mission

Project Mercury Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter smiles, in his pressure suit, prior to participating in a simulated mission run at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Astronaut Carpenter had been selected as the prime pilot on the nation's second attempt to put a man into orbit around the earth.

Catalog Date: 09 January 1962
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: S61-03510

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