Century Collection: Mercury Atlas-1

CC1969
$149.50
Century Collection: Mercury Atlas-1
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Century Collection: Mercury Atlas-1

CC1969

Includes fragment of one of the actual afterbody shingles recovered from the MA-1 spacecraft

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$149.50

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Launched at 8:13AM on July 29, 1960 from Launch Complex 14, the Mercury Atlas-1 was unmanned and carried no launch escape system. The mission was to be the first launch of a production Mercury spacecraft in a suborbital test flight to confirm the structural integrity of the spacecraft and the performance of the afterbody shingles