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In the attached photo, I am in front of the Mercury capsule testing room. Two capsules are there, one for Glenn and one for Grisson (foreground). I am with Red Williams the designer of the astronaut cameras for Mercury and Gemini. The camera in-hand is one that went into orbit.

PE
what type of cameras were on Mercury and Gemini? adapted Hasselblads? did they change film in space? that must have been fun..or did they just have special long rolls of film?