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12/03/1923 American astronaut Wally Schirra is born

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Wally Schirra interview Gemini & Apollo

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F 1964 Footage of Gemini GT-6 1965, with Wally Schirra on board.

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F 1967 Astronaut Wally Schirra Candids and interview

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He was the only man who flew Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo missions. Schirra was originally a naval pilot, later test pilot. He was selected for the first astronaut training programme and became one of the original Mercury Seven. In summary, Schirra spent 12 days 7 hours and 12 minutes in space. He retired from the navy after the Apollo 7 flight.
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