NASA astronaut Walter "Wally" Schirra launched aboard the "Sigma 7" Mercury spacecraft atop an Atlas rocket at 7:15:11 a.m. EST on Oct. 3, 1962 from Complex 14 at Cape Canaveral, Fla.
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