Guess Who These Guys Are



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In this 1960 photograph, the seven original Mercury astronauts participate in U.S. Air Force survival training exercises at Stead Air Force Base in Nevada. Pictured from left to right are: L. Gordon Cooper, M. Scott Carpenter, John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Virgil I. Grissom, Walter Schirra and Donald K. Slayton.

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I recognized Gus Grissom. :) Mike Collins, in his book Carrying the Fire, talks about their survival training in which they were dumped into inhospitable environments and had to make due with the equipment they had and their surroundings. Poor guy had bug bites on his butt for weeks after a stint in the jungle. (They spent most of their time going after heart of palms to eat.)
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When I first saw this, I looked at the faces and expected to recognize a rock band. The quality of the color and the lack of any time period reference caused me to be surprised at how old the picture is.
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