The picture below shows launch team members for Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) in the blockhouse at Launch Complex 5/6 in Cape Canaveral, May 5, 1961–the launch of Alan Shepard.  Most of the people have been numbered.

Following the picture is a list of the numbers with the corresponding individuals’ names.

If you know the name of any of the unnamed people in the picture, please contact us, either by email (see the floating tab on the left side of the page) or by the online comments (see the bottom of the page).  Include both the person’s identifying information and name in your email or comment.  For instance,  ”Man in hard hat, John Doe.” If you are using email, please also identify the page title, “MR-3”.

Mercury-Redstone 3 launch team members

MR 3 Launch Team Members

    Mercury-Redstone 3

1. G. Merritt Preston
2. Dr. Wernher von Braun
3. Paul Donnelly
4. W. O. “Curly” Chandler
5. Terry Greenfield
6. Isom “Ike” Rigell
7. Frank Bryan
8. Andrew “Andy” Pickett

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