On the morning of May 5, 1961, astronaut Alan Shepard crawled into the cramped Mercury capsule, "Freedom 7," at Launch Complex 5 at Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The slender, 82-foot …

Mercury Redstone 3: Photos from Alan Shepard's Freedom 7 On May 5, 1961, NASA launched the Mercury Redstone 3 rocket to make Alan Shepard the first American in space on the historic Freedom 7 mission. See some amazing vintage photos from the from the DJ Freedom Rockets - Home | Facebook DJ Freedom Rockets. 13,596 likes · 2,060 talking about this. Founder of The People's Government Constitutionalist Free thinker and truthseeker Trying to awaken the thoughtless Katherine Johnson, Hidden Figures, and John Glenn’s Flight

Astronaut Alan B. Shepard, Jr. lifts off in the Freedom 7 Mercury spacecraft on May 5, 1961. This third flight of the Mercury-Redstone (MR-3) vehicle, developed by Dr. Wernher von Braun and the rocket team in Huntsille, Alabama, was the first marned space mission for the United States. Freedom 7 …

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The flight lasted a total of 4 hours, 55 minutes, and 23 seconds before the Friendship 7 spacecraft splashed down in the ocean. Most major systems worked smoothly, and the flight was a great success as an engineering feat. This Mercury-Atlas (MA) 6 mission also reestablished NASA and the U.S. as a strong contender in the space race with the Freedom 7 Mercury Capsule | Space Jan 27, 2012 Freedom 7 Elementary / Homepage - Brevard Public Schools