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Saturn Launch History and Index

KSC Organazation Charts

KSC Group Pictures

Vintage Spaceport News Personnel Articles

Saturn SA Series


LC-39 Firing Room Staffing

Apollo 1

Apollo 4

Apollo 7

Apollo 11

Apollo 12

Apollo 13

Apollo 14

Apollo 15

Apollo 17

Apollo CSM

Apollo LEM

Apollo Contractors

Mercury Atlas

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Photos are courtesy of J. L. Pickering.

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Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) was the third human spaceflight for the US and the first to orbit the Earth. John Glenn in Friendship 7 was launched Feb 20, 1962.

MA-6 Atlas Launch Team

The second photo below has the people numbered. The list of names is in work. Click on the photo to expand it until the numbers are legible.


MA-6 Launch Team Hi Res

191-MA6-134-62MA6-213_members of launch team at Complex 14 N

If you can provide a name or a correction, please give us a comment in the form below. The people are numbered in three rows left to right. Refer to the row as front or bottom, middle, and back or top as well as the number when identifying an individual.


 Front, Bottom

1 Maj. Jack Mulady

7 Capt. Jeffery Deutsch

11 Ray McCoy

12 Jim Weber

15 Dave Parrish

16 Les Campbell

18 Jim Rodriguez

21 Ken Newton

22 Sid Brooks

27 Harry Potter

30 John Glenn

31 Spence Henshaw

34 Tom O’Malley

35 Scott Carpenter

36 Harry Packer

45 Benjamin Franklin Price


1 Art Gaudet

4 Burt Benninghoff

21 Bob Baxter

34 John W. Steinmetz

35 George Downey

40 Gene Gilmore

46 Ott Meotti

48. Bill Heer

53 Bob Goldinger

Back, Top

1 Wilford “Bucket” Milikin

3. John Pope

4 Hank Croskeys

6 Jim Starkey

8 Basil Smith

9 Ed Stuart

12 Howard Marion

16 Jim Starkey

20 Jim Keatley

26 Jay Cooper

31 Ed McGee

39 Ben Price

43 Lee Solid

46 Paul Downey

53 Jerry Pruitt

54. Jerry Groah

MA-6 Mercury Capsule Blockhouse Launch Team

This Blockhouse Launch Team photograph is courtesy of J. L. Pickering.The list of names is in work. If you can provide names or corrections, please provide a comment in the box below.    Click on the photo below to enlarge

156-MA6-105-62MA6-32_Complex 14 blockhouse_1.21



2. John Williams (?)

3. Paul Donnelly

4. H. H. Luetjen

5. Bill Mosley

6. Walt Kapryan

7. Karl Kovitz

8. (8,9,10,11-NASA Aeromed & Instrumentation)




12. Bob Heine

13. John Otten

14. Jerry Roberts

15. Norm Beckel

16. Jim Means




MA-7 May 24, 1962 copy



1. M. Scott Carpenter





MA-9 Mercury Capsule Launch Team courtesy of Charlie Mars

The Yellow hats are NASA, and Green hats McDonald Douglas (except the two Astronauts).

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MA-9 Mercury Capsule Launch Team

MA-9 Mercury Capsule Launch Team



1           Don Corcoran

2           Paul Donnelly

3           Gordon Cooper

4           Wally Schirra

5           Ralph Gendilee

6           Bill Mosely

13        Mark Guidry

16        Guy Witherington

22        Bob Heine

26        Bill Criddle

27        Jim Means

28        Bud Powell

35        Chuck Clary

36        Charlie Vaughn

42        Jim Walker

46        Bill Stelges

51        John Janokaitis

65        Larry Bell

70        Herb Crib

“Old Mercury Troops”

Picture taken at George M. Brashear’s retirement, Feb 25, 1999. George was a QC manager for NASA contractors for Mercury through Space Shuttle.

George Brashear, George Page, Tom O'malley

Left to right; George M. Brashear QC Supurvisor for Mercury through Space Shuttle, George Page NASA Manager, Tom O’malley Manager for Rockwell. Taken by C. T. Reece who was a QC Inspector on Mercury.

Vintage KSC Group Pictures

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                                 Our Leaders

                                                    1950’s or 60’s


Dr Debus, Dr Gruene, Albert Zeiler, and Karl Sendler


                      Dr Debus in Blockhouse 56

below; Electrical Guidance & Control Systems Division, LVO

About 1959

5n copy


1 Richard Jenke

2 Carl Whiteside

3 Harry Clark

4 Jim Terry

5 Milt Chambers


7 Charlie Turner

8 John Twig


10 Tom Allen

11 Harry Barnes

12 Jack Fagan


14 Curly Chandler


16 Bill Wheeler

17        Hensley

18 Bill Wright

19 Bob Ostrander


21 Jack Phlieger

22 Richard Deagro

23 Carner Dowling

24 Jim Davidson

25 Jim Jollay

26 John Perkinson

27 Russel Clay

28 Bill Jaffries

29 Ike Rigell

30 Jean Greenfield

31 Dr. Hans Gruene

32 Bob Moser

33 Herb Daft

34 John Avery

35 Mac McCreary

Albert Zeiler Retirement Party

Zeiler retirement party numbered


 1. Karl Sendler

2. Barney Kinnerly

3. Otis Ledbetter

4. John Twig

5. Bob Gorman

6. Dr Kurt Debus

7. Jay Campbell

8. Bill Stealey

9. Albert Zeiler


10. Joe Lendle

11. J.B. Russell

13.         Watson

14. Creighton Garrett

15. Dr Hans Gruene

16. Ed Fannin

17. Ike Rigell

18. Tommy Pantoliano

19. Jose Gonzalez



Early 1960’s


Names, left to right

1 Emil Bertram


3  Jim Finn

4 W. O. “Curly” Chandler

5 Dr Kurt Debus

6 Rocco Petrone

7 Jim Russo



100 Missile Club, Jan 1959



Names, left to right;


1 William Chandler

2 James Davidson

3 Robert Moser

4 Robert Green

5 Orval Sparkman

6 Frank Childers

7 Lester Owens

8 James Jackson

9 Reuben Wilkinson


1 Albert Zeiler

2 Ike Rigell

3 Grady Williams

4 Theodore Poppel

5 W. L. Gant

6 J. B. Russell

                           NASA QC   Class of 1966

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QC Techniques Grads, 1966

QC Techniques Grads, 1966


2. John Barrow

3. Jesse Cook


5. Bill Stealey

6. Instructor


7. Harry Barnes

8. Mel Campbell

9. C. V. Hughes

10. Ira Thompson

Dr. Hans Gruene and group

Early 1960’s


Above left to right; John Bell, Dr. Gruene, Bill Wheeler, Curly Chandler

Humorous Award Presentation

Late 1950’s

18n copy


1 Carrol Rouse

2 Jim Davidson

3 Curly Chandler

4 Bill Wheeler


 STS Awards Group

This picture, dated Jan 16, 1988, labeled “STS AWARD PHOTOS. (R1, FRS. 1-3, 5-20) (663) (do) may be those receiving awards given for the Return To Flight Effort. A name list is in work. If you have comments, please use the box below.

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STS Awds N



5 Jim Jollay


7 Jim Finn

8 Al Koller


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