NASA Photo ID: S88-31375           File Name: 10073462.jpg
Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 03/25/88
Title: Mercury astronauts participate in survivial training
These seven men in Arab looking gear are the NASA Mercury astronauts 
participating in a U.S. Air Force survival school at Stead Air Force Base
in  Nevada. The original seven mercury astronauts are, left to right, L.
Gordon  Cooper, Jr., M. Scott Carpenter, John H. glenn, Jr., Alan B.
Shepard, Jr.,  Virgil I. Grissom, Walter M. Schirra, Jr. and Donald K.
Slayton. Portions of  their clothing have been fashioned from parachute
material. The NASA  Headquarters alternative photo number is 60-H-70 or
Subject terms:
ASTRONAUT TRAINING                      
MERCURY PROJECT                         
SPACE FLIGHT TRAINING                   

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