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May 05, 2012

Launch | 50th Anniversary of the Friendship 7 Flight In May and July 1961, NASA successfully launched Alan Shepard in his Freedom 7 spacecraft and Gus Grissom in Liberty Bell 7 into sub-orbital flights each lasting about fifteen minutes. Glenn’s mission would be NASA’s first attempt at full orbital space flight. Once again, cloud cover over Cape Canaveral initially delayed the launch.

Mercury Freedom 7 Launch - National Air and Space Museum

Friendship 7 - Photos Launch of Freedom 7, the first American human spaceflight mission. Astronaut Alan Shepard flew on a suborbital lob on May 5, 1961. Prelaunch test of the later Mercury-Atlas 9 (MA9) on Launch Pad 14 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. The original Mercury 7 astronauts, whose selection was … THROWBACK THURSDAY: Launch of Freedom 7 From Cape 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. Liberty Bell 7 Yields Clues to Its Sinking - Los Angeles Times The 7-foot Mercury space capsule, pulled from the Atlantic this summer and emptied of 70 gallons of ocean gunk and thousands of corroded parts, even offered up a plastic cup, a cigarette butt and NASA-Freedom 7 - Challenge coin