Atlas LV-3B
Mercury-Atlas 6

Atlas LV-3B | Mercury-Atlas 6

National Aeronautics and Space Administration launch of a Atlas LV-3B Rocket

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration was scheduled to launch a Atlas LV-3B rocket as part of the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Tue Feb 20th 1962 9:47 AM from Space Launch Complex 14, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch!


Mission

Mercury-Atlas 6

Mercury-Atlas 6 was the third crewed spaceflight for the United States. The spacecraft, named Friendship 7, completed three orbits making John Glenn the first United States astronaut to orbit Earth. The mission lasted for 4 hours, 55 minutes & 23seconds.

Location

Space Launch Complex 14, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
United States Air Force
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Rocket

Atlas LV-3B

United Launch Alliance
Lockheed Martin
General Dynamics
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