Atlas LV-3B | Mercury-Atlas 3

Atlas LV-3B | Mercury-Atlas 3

Launch Complex 14
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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Mercury-Atlas 3

Uncrewed test flight of the Mercury program. The launch proceeded normally until about T+20 seconds when the pitch and roll sequence failed to initiate and the vehicle instead just continued flying straight upward, requiring early termination of the flight.

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Mercury No.8


Serial 8

Launch Crew Count 0

Status Single Use

Landing Time 1961-04-25T16:23:00+0000


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Atlas LV-3B


Height 28.70 Meters

Max Stages 1

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 1300 kN

Diameter 3.00 Meters

Mass To LEO 1360 kg

Liftoff Mass 120 Tonnes


Launch Success 7

Consecutive Success 6

Maiden Flight 1960-07-29

Launch Failures 3


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Mercury

Project Mercury was the first human spaceflight program of the United States, running from 1958 through 1963.

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