AURORA 7 AND SIGMA 7 MAIN INSTRUMENT PANEL BLUEPRINTSIGNED BY THEIR PILOTS.
A blueprint showing the exact lay-out of the Mercury "Capsules" 18 (Aurora 7) and 16 (Sigma 7) main instrument panels, 30 x 16 inches. Clearly visible are the periscope view port, earth globe position finder, spacecraft clock, multi-axis attitude indicators, fuel and pressure gauges, and numerous toggle switches. Also shown are the lighted flight status indicators (illuminated when flight activity has occurred) such as "Jett Tower" "Sep Capsule" "Fire Retro" and "Landing Bag" (deployment) as well as the large "Abort" button.
Boldly inscribed and signed by SCOTT CARPENTER with: "Blueprint of my Aurora 7, Capsule #18, Scott Carpenter." Additionally inscribed and signed by WALLY SCHIRRA with: "Blueprint of my S/C panel #16, Wally Schirra."
See illustration overleaf.
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