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Project Mercury - Wikipedia
16 Nov 2019 at 8:44am
Project Mercury was the first human spaceflight program of the United States, running from 1958 through 1963. An early highlight of the Space Race, its goal was to put a man into Earth orbit and return him safely, ideally before the Soviet Union.

About Project Mercury | NASA
14 Nov 2019 at 10:05am
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What Was Project Mercury? | NASA
14 Nov 2019 at 9:32pm
The United States' manned spaceflight project launched the first American astronauts into space. Astronauts made a total of six spaceflights during Project Mercury. Two of those flights reached space and came right back down. These are called suborbital flights. The other four went into orbit and circled Earth.

Project Mercury | National Aeronautics and Space ...
16 Nov 2019 at 7:49pm
Project Mercury was the first human spaceflight program of the United States. It ran from 1959 through 1963 with the goal of putting a human in orbit around the Earth. The Mercury-Atlas 6 flight on February 20, 1962, was the first American flight to achieve this goal.

Facts about Project Mercury | DK Find Out
12 Nov 2019 at 7:18pm
Project Mercury was the first time NASA sent people into space. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was founded in 1958 as the American government agency responsible for the country?s space programs. It quickly announced its manned (with a human crew inside) spaceflight program to the world, called Project Mercury.

Project Mercury: America's 1st Crewed Space Program | Space
21 Aug 2018 at 12:29am
Mercury was NASA's inaugural human spaceflight program. The program had two aims: to see if humans could function effectively in space, and to put a man in space before the Soviet Union did. While...

Project Mercury: NASA's First Manned Space Programme ...
4 Oct 2019 at 9:52pm
Despite the five-star rating that I gave to Wolfe's artwork, Project Mercury was a complicated human endeavor and though Wolfe provides candid, absorbing information about the astronauts and other people involved in the project, he leaves a gaping hole. This was filled by Mr. Catchpole.

Project Mercury - NasaCRgis
16 Nov 2019 at 9:22pm
Named Project Mercury in November of that year, the philosophy was "to use known technologies, extending the state of the art as little as necessary." An important step was the selection and training of the astronaut corps. Although NASA assumed this role, President Eisenhower directed that they be selected from the military test pilot force.

163 Best Project Mercury images | Fantasy art, Character ...
13 Nov 2019 at 4:29am
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Gordon Cooper - Wikipedia
16 Oct 2019 at 7:40am
Project Mercury had begun with a goal of ultimately flying an 18-orbit, 27-hour mission, known as the manned one-day mission (MODM). On November 9, senior staff at the Manned Spacecraft Center decided to fly a 22-orbit mission as MA-9.

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