The Original 7 Mercury Astronauts are pictured around a table admiring an Atlas model on April 30, 1959. Standing, left to right are Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Walter M. Schirra, Jr., and John H. Glenn, Jr.; sitting, left to right are Virgil I. Grissom, M. Scott Carpenter, Donald Slayton, and L. Gordon Cooper, Jr. .Credit: NASA via CNP
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The Original 7 Mercury Astronauts are pictured around a table admiring an Atlas model on April 30, 1959. Standing, left to right are Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Walter M. Schirra, Jr., and John H. Glenn, Jr.; sitting, left to right are Virgil I. Grissom, M. Scott Carpenter, Donald Slayton, and L. Gordon Cooper, Jr. .Credit: NASA via CNP

Filename: 043059Original-7-Astronauts02.jpg
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 30 Apr 1959
Location: Langley Virginia United States of America
Credit: NASA via CNP
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