Sunday, February 13, 2011

February 13

Astronaut Deke Slayton before, during, and after an unexpected dip in the Cocoa Beach Holiday Inn pool, 1961.
(Photo: Ralph Morse)

February 12

Posing for a picture after the flight of Ham are, from left: Robert Gilruth, Charlie Donlan (I think), Wernher von Braun, Walter Williams, Scott Carpenter, and Kurt Debus. 
(Photo: Ralph Morse)

Friday, February 11, 2011

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

February 9

Gemini 9A astronauts Gene Cernan and Tom Stafford reenact their spaceflight, 1966.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

February 8

Astronaut Jack Swigert relaxes on his purple shag chaise longue, 1970.
(Photo: Ralph Morse)

Monday, February 7, 2011

February 7

Astronaut Wally Schirra shortly after being chosen for Project Mercury, 1959.
(Photo: Carl Mydans)