NASA Photo ID: S61-02881           File Name: 10073561.jpg
Film Type: 8x10                    Date Taken: 08/09/61
Title: Astronaut Grissom climbs into Liberty Bell 7 capsule to begin MR-4 mission
Description:
Astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom, suited up in a newly designed pressure 
suit, is assisted as he climbs into Liberty Bell 7 spacecraft. Behind him 
backup pilot John Glenn watches the insertion. The Mercury-Redstone 4
(MR-4)  mission was scrubbed a few hours later due to unfavorable weather
over the  launch pad.                 
Subject terms:
ASTRONAUTS                              
CREW PROCEDURES (PREFLIGHT)             
INSERTION                               
LAUNCHING PADS                          
LAUNCHING SITES                         
MERCURY MR-4 FLIGHT                     
MERCURY PROJECT                         
SPACECRAFT                              

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