ASTRONAUT M. SCOTT CARPENTER SUITED-UP (1962) Official NASA publicity photo


[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. Minor wear at top left edge, about fine.

Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter (center), suited-up for a simulated flight, looks over checkout list for the MA-7 spacecraft. Left to right: Walter Schirra, backup pilot, along with John Glenn and a capsule engineer, review engineering data on the spacecraft’s readiness for flight. Coded S-62-1394 / NASA photo no. 62-MA7-19. Full printed information on verso.

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