Mercury space program

Mercury space program:

see space explorationspace exploration,
the investigation of physical conditions in space and on stars, planets, and other celestial bodies through the use of artificial satellites (spacecraft that orbit the earth), space probes (spacecraft that pass through the solar system and that may or may not
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Gordon Cooper blasted off aboard Faith 7 on the final mission of the Project Mercury space program.
These C-130s were used to execute a variety of missions, ranging from military operations to humanitarian airlift to unique tasks including support of NASA's historic Mercury space program.
He well explains why NASA was reorganized, how it chose the launch site, and the Mercury space program.