NASA Mercury 6 Patch - 4" Version
Launch Date: February 20, 1962, 9.47 AM EST Launch Vehicle: Mercury-Atlas. Spacecraft unofficially named "Friendship 7" Crew: John H. Glenn, Jr.
Friendship 7 Pad LC-14 Atlas (6) Crew: John H. Glenn, Jr. Milestones: 8/27/61 - Capsule arrived at Cape Canaveral 2/15/62 - Flight Safety Review 2/20/62 - Launch Payload: Spacecraft No. 13, Vehicle Number 109-D Mission Objective: Place a man into earth orbit, observe his reactions to the space environment and safely return him to earth to a point where he could be readily found. The Mercury flight plan during the first orbit was to maintain optimum spacecraft attitude for radar tracking and communication checks. Orbit: Altitude: 162.2 x 100 statute miles Inclination: 32.54 Orbits: 3 Period: 88min 29sec Duration: 0 Days, 4 hours, 55 min, 23 seconds Distance: 75,679 statute miles Velocity: 17,544 mph Max Q: 982 psf Max G: 7.7
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