Collection Artwork
NASA (Washington DC, established 1958)
MA-6 Practice Suit-Up View
February 5, 1962, printed by 1972
gelatin silver print on Kodak paper
Joseph Schmitt (O'Fallon, Illinois, 1916 – 2017, Friendswood, Texas)
John Glenn Jr. (Cambridge, Ohio, 1921 – 2016, Columbus, Ohio)
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
image size: 9 7/8 x 7 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed as part of the Mercury Atlas 6 mission, Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States, North America
Inscribed, paper verso, upper left: S62-00246

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Fiona McLaughlin ’20
Inspired by the exhibition Opener 28 - Erika Verzutti: Mineral
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.