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Mercury-Redstone 3
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard has his blood pressure and temperature checked

Astronaut Alan B. Shepard has a thermometer in his mouth to check his temperature checked prior to his Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission, the first American manned suborbital space flight (02739); Shepard has his heart rate checked. The attending physician is Dr. William K. Douglas (02740).

Catalog Date: 28 July 1961
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: S61-02740

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