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Mercury-Redstone 3
Astronaut Alan Shepard recieves NASA Distinguished Service Award

Astronaut Alan B. Shepard recieves the NASA Distinguished Service Award from President John F. Kennedy in May 1961, days after his history making MR-3 flight. Shepard's wife and mother on left and other six Mercury astronauts are in background.

Catalog Date: 02 January 1967
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: S67-19572

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