History of American Spaceflight

Mercury Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter studies the flight operations of the Mercury capsule he will pilot on three orbits around the earth after launching from Cape Canaveral now planned for May 17. This is part of training procedures now being carried out at Hanger S at Cape Canaveral, May 10, 1962. (AP Photo)

July 28, 2012 3:43 pm  •