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1962 Mercury-Atlas 8 space flight....



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October 04, 1962

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1962

* Mercury-Atlas 8 space mission
* Walter M. Schirra, Jr.


The top of the front page has a four column headline: "SCHIRRA ORBITS EARTH SIX TIMES, LANDING NEAR CARRIER IN PACIFIC AFTER ALMOST FLAWLESS FLIGHT" with subheads photo. (see) Much more on pages 24 & 25. First report coverage on the Mercury-Atlas 8 manned space mission by astronaut Walter M. Schirra, Jr.
Complete with 80 pages, close cut along the right margin slightly affecting text, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century