Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 5
Science & Medicine 14

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Ep. 349: Mercury 7 and How the US Picked the First Astronauts

June 30th, 2014

Episode 382 of 460 episodes

Before the Apollo Program, there was the Gemini Program, and before Gemini came the Mercury Program. 7 elite astronauts chosen from a pool of military test pilots. How did NASA choose these original 7 men?

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