Donald K. Slayton typed manuscript on Project Mercury
Includes one undated manuscript comprised of 11 typed pages. It is titled, "Status of Project Mercury From the Test Pilot's Viewpoint" appears to be a paper given at a conference, possibly the 1959 meeting of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots. The paper discusses the original objectives of Project Mercury, delays the project is experiencing --specifically delays in the initial capsule delivery, outlines general problem areas with the program thus far, and discusses pilot training requirements. It contains hand written edits and notations throughout.
- circa 1959
- Slayton, Donald K. (Person)
1.00 items (1 folder) : Typed manuscript