Walter M. Schirra at a press conference held at Rice University. Schirra was one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts. He is seated at a table, holding up a notebook in his right hand, speaking into a microphone. There is a nameplate, a glass of water, and an ashtray on the table in front of him. In the background can be seen the bottom portion of a large map, with part of the continents of South America and Africa visible. Original resource is a black and white photograph.
"Walter M. Schirra at astronaut press conference." (1962) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/76190.
Walter M. Schirra was an early NASA astronaut.
People; Rice University--History; Schirra, Wally; Astronauts; Press conferences--Texas--Houston; More... United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Project Mercury (U.S.) Less...
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