1954 photographs from the early U.S.’ space program. Taken by Life magazines’ staff photographer, Ralph Morse (1917). Morse established life-long friendships with the astronauts of NASA, as he joined them in their training, during a thirty-year assignment. He became the eighth astronaut of Project Mercury.
Jet Age Man Man w. patterns of light covering his face and shoulders in Air Force study in making flight helmets in small, medium & large by measuring head w. light-beam contour map.