NASA Photo ID: S61-02739           File Name: 10073499.jpg
Film Type: 8x10                    Date Taken: 07/28/61
Title: Astronaut Alan B. Shepard has his blood pressure and temperature checked
Description:
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard has a thermometer in his mouth to check his 
temperature checked prior to his Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission, the
first  American manned suborbital space flight (02739); Shepard has his
heart rate  checked. The attending physician is Dr. William K. Douglas
(02740).                  
Subject terms:
ASTRONAUTS                              
BLOOD PRESSURE                          
BODY TEMPERATURE                        
HEALTH                                  
LIFE SCIENCES                           
MEDICAL SCIENCE                         
MERCURY PROJECT                         
PHYSIOLOGICAL TESTS                     

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