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US Manned Spacecraft History And Photography

The Mercury Spacecraft Survivors


Project Mercury Spacecraft

Mercury Spacecraft

Mercury is a 1 person spacecraft whose goal was to prove that humans could survive in space and operate equipment in zero gravity.

Mercury Spacecraft Locations

S/N Mission Spacecraft Name State City Location
7 MR-3 Freedom 7 MD Annapolis US Naval Academy
11 MR-4 Liberty Bell 7 KS Hutchinson Kansas State Cosmosphere
13 MA-6 Friendship 7 DC Washington National Air & Space Museum
18 MA-7 Aurora 7 IL Chicago Museum Of Science & Industry
16 MA-8 Sigma 7 FL Titusville US Astronaut Hall Of Fame
20 MA-9 Faith 7 TX Houston Johnson Space Center
Note—click on Serial Number to see a photo of each spacecraft.


Mercury Flight Statistics

S/N Mission Spacecraft Name Astronaut Flight Date Flight Time Profile
7 MR-3 Freedom 7 Shepard 5/5/61 0h 15m Sub-orbital
11 MR-4 Liberty Bell 7 Grissom 7/21/61 0h 16m Sub-orbital
13 MA-6 Friendship 7 Glenn 2/20/62 4h 55m 3 Orbits
18 MA-7 Aurora 7 Carpenter 5/24/62 4h 56m 3 Orbits
16 MA-8 Sigma 7 Schirra 10/3/62 9h 13m 6 Orbits
20 MA-9 Faith 7 Cooper 5/15/63 34h 19m 22.5 Orbits
Note—click on Serial Number to see a photo of each spacecraft.

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