Photograph, Project Mercury Astronauts

Description
Gus Grissom, Alan Shepard, and John Glenn were three of the astronauts involved in the United States' first man-in-space program to successfully orbit a manned spacecraft around the earth.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1961
maker
Avedon, Richard
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 71 cm x 71 cm; 27 15/16 in x 27 15/16 in
ID Number
PG*67.102.051
catalog number
67.102.51
accession number
270571
subject
Space Travel
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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