ASTRONAUT M. SCOTT CARPENTER PRACTICES EGRESS FROM SPACECRAFT (1962) Official NASA publicity photo$300.00
[Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 1962]. Vintage original 8 1/8 x 10 1/4″ (21 x 26 cm.) black-and-white glossy silver gelatin print photo. Fine.
Project Mercury astronaut M. Scott Carpenter practices top egress from the spacecraft which he will ride for three orbits around the earth on the nation’s second manned orbital flight. This is only one of the many training procedures the astronauts undergo to make them letter-perfect in their jobs prior to actual launch. Coded S-62-1386 / NASA photo no. 62-MA7-32. Full printed information on the verso.