Dr. Calvin D. Fowler Visiting Launchpad at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 14 Blockhouse
Dr. Fowler Visiting Launchpad at Launch Complex 14
Cape Canaveral (Fla.)
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Fla.)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
Project Mercury (U.S.)
Launch Conductor Dr. Calvin D. Fowler posed for these publicity photographs on May 2, 1962, leading up to the launch of the Aurora 7 Mercury-Atlas 7 orbital mission, manned by Commander Scott Carpenter (1925-2013). These images are part of a series of publicity stills by General Dynamics/Astronautics division, the company responsible for Project Mercury vehicles and their launches, that were typically distributed to the media for their use. Dr. Fowler is standing in front of the Mercury-Atlas vehicle as it sits on the launchpad.
Original black and white photographic print, May 2, 1962: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.
Fowler, Calvin D.
Is Format Of
Digital reproduction of original black and white photographic print, May 2, 1962.
Is Part Of
Dr. Calvin Fowler Collection, Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
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Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 14 Launchpad, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Originally owned by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.
Copyright to this resource is held by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
"Aurora 7 MA-7 (24)". John F. Kennedy Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/mercury/ma-7/ma-7.htm.