MERCURY PROCEDURES MANUAL.
Simulation SystemLangley Operation and Maintenance Manual. Prepared for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Contract No. NAS 1-420. Bendix Corp.: December 1, 1960. Over 260 pages. Illustrated including folding diagrams. 9 by 11 inches. Punched and screw-pin bound in original red vinyl folder.
Describes the purpose, operation, and maintenance of the Mercury Procedures Trainer Room which was located at the NASA Langley Research Center in Virginia. Signed on the title-page: Wally Schirra / [Sigma] 7; Gordon Cooper / Faith 7; and Scott Carpenter Aurora 7.
All Mercury astronauts trained for their flights using the simulation system based at Langley. Used in conjunction with the McDonnell Mercury capsule procedures trainer, this simulation system trained flight controllers that were to be based at remote locations around the world.