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First spectrum ever seen of an artificially created element (mercury 198) made from gold. A reversal of the "Alchemist's Dream", 1940. Copied from Luis Alvarez' personal photos. Morgue 1946-8 (P-9) [photographer unknown]

37-inch cyclotron, Phoenix. Heated mercury reservoir with heater manifolds to sputtered block. Photo taken 4/20/1945. 37"-217. Principal Investigator/Project: Analog Conversion Project

AKS-20 Mercury

AKS-20 Mercury

AKS-20 Mercury

AKS-20 Mercury

AKS-20 Mercury

Photograph of John Glenn in Space during Mercury-Atlas 6

Photograph of John Glenn in Space during Mercury-Atlas 6

Photograph of John Glenn Seating inside the Mercury Capsule during a Flight Simulation Test

Photograph of Gordon Cooper during Simulated Mercury Redstone Rocket Flight

Photograph of Alan Shepard before Being Placed inside the Mercury Capsule for a Flight Simulation Test Run

Photograph of John Glenn in Space during Mercury-Atlas 6

Mercury 1A Mission - Earth Observations

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Mercury 1A Mission - lighting fixture

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