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Project Mercury (U.S.)

Works: 382 works in 580 publications in 1 language and 28,651 library holdings
Genres: History 
Classifications: TL521, 629.45
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Results of the second U.S. Manned orbital space flight, May 24, 1962 by Manned Spacecraft Center (U.S.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This document presents the results of the second United States manned orbital space flight conducted on May 24, 1962. The performance discussions of the spacecraft and launch systems, the modified Mercury Network, mission support personnel, and the astronaut, together with analyses of observed space phenomena and the medical aspects of the mission, form a continuation of the information previously published for the first United States manned orbital flight, conducted on February 20, 1962, and the two manned sub-orbital space flights."--Page iii
Flight test aerodynamic heating data for the afterbody of the Project Mercury spacecraft with comparisons to available prediction methods by J. D Murphy( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The voyage of Friendship 7( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the original Project Mercury film recording of the Friendship 7 mission. John Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth and he did so in just 88 minutes
Mercury archives( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Information about the Project Mercury program and specific manned and unmanned missions
[Collection of publications on the early stages of the space program]( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Project Mercury

English (91)

Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dreamThe right stuffThe Mercury 13 : the untold story of thirteen American women and the dream of space flightThis new ocean : a history of Project MercuryFor spacious skies : the uncommon journey of a Mercury astronautProject MercuryFriendship 7 : first American in orbitRocket man : the Mercury adventure of John Glenn