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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When I was about 10, I was obsessed with the Mercury Space Program because, in Australia, we knew when Alan Shepard had gone into suborbital flight, then John Glenn did three orbits.
Gordon Cooper blasted off aboard Faith 7 on the final mission of the Project Mercury space program.
He well explains why NASA was reorganized, how it chose the launch site, and the Mercury space program.