Mercury 4 Patch
Liberty Bell 7 Pad LC-5 () Redstone (6) Crew: Virgil I "Gus" Grissom Backup Crew: John H. Glenn, Jr. Milestones: 3/7/61 - Spacecraft delivered to Hanger S CCAFS Payload: Spacecraft number11, Launch Vehicle S/N MR-8 Mission Objective: Mercury-Redstone 4 was the fourth mission in the Mercury-Redstone series of flight tests and the second U.S. manned suborbital spaceflight. It was the next step in the progressive research, development and training program leading to the study of man's capabilities in a space environment during manned orbital flight. Mercury-Redstone 4 LIBERTY BELL 7 July 21, 1961 Virgil I. Grissom 15 minutes, 37 seconds Also suborbital; successful flight but the spacecraft sank shortly after splashdown.
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