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Mercury-Atlas 8
Astronaut Walter Schirra leaves transport van for Pad 14 and MA-8 mission

Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 8 (MA-8) earth orbital space flight, steps from a transport van as he arrives at Cape Canaveral's Pad 14 during the MA-8 prelaunch countdown. Schirra is accompanied by Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr. (in white coveralls), MA-8 backup pilot.

Catalog Date: 10 May 1962
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: S62-06008

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