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Mercury-Redstone 4
Astronaut Grissom on level 3 in front of Liberty Bell 7 capsule

Astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom, suited up and ready to climb into Liberty Bell 7 spacecraft, poses for a picture. Backup pilot John Glenn is in the right corner of the view behind Grissom. The Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) mission was scrubbed a few hours later due to unfavorable weather over the launch pad.

Catalog Date: 08 September 1961
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: 61-MR4-76

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