Click to enlargeMercury 8 Schirra Photo

Buy this image MA-8 Schirra space photo. High quality Mercury-Atlas 8 picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph 62-MA8-16 . Wide variety of sizes.

Astronaut Walter M. “Wally” Schirra, one of the original seven astronauts for Mercury Project selected by NASA on April 27, 1959. The MA-8 (Mercury-Atlas) mission with Sigma 7 spacecraft was the third manned orbital flight by the United States, and made the six orbits in 9-1/4 hours.

Date Taken/Released: 1962
Credit: NASA

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