This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Wally Schirra, Mercury 8 astronaut

Wally Schirra, Mercury 8 astronaut

S320/0091

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

NASA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY NASA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Wally Schirra (1923-2007), US astronaut, in his Mercury program spacesuit. Schirra piloted the Sigma 7 spacecraft that launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA, on 3 October 1962, in the Mercury 8 mission. He orbited the Earth six times in the spacecraft during the nine hour 13 minute flight. Schirra went on to pilot the Gemini 6A mission in 1965, and command the Apollo 7 mission in 1968. He was the only man to fly in all three of the USA's first three space programs.

Release details

Model release not available. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}