The names of the seven Mercury astronauts were announced in April 1959 amid a flurry of publicity and patriotism. This work provides authorized biographical details of all thirty-two finalists for the seven coveted places as America's pioneering astronauts.

Selecting the Mercury Seven: The Search for America's First Astronauts 2011, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781441984043

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