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Launch of Freedom 7, the first American human suborbital space flight.

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Our prints are custom made-to-order using a gloss finish on heavy-weight photographic paper.Buy Launch of Freedom 7 Photograph (16x16 Spun Polyester Pillow, Black Border) at Walmart.com.Astronaut Alan Shepard aboard, the Mercury-Redstone (MR-3) rocket is launched from Pad 5.

Onboard is astronaut Alan Shepard on the first American manned spaceflight (sub-orbital) - May 5th 1961.Alan Shepard Freedom 7 Spacesuit (Smithsonian) Freedom 7: Apollo to the Moon Exhibit (Smithsonian) Freedom 7: Humans.

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NASA gave Freedom 7 to the Smithsonian five months after it flew to be the first manned spacecraft added to the National Collection.

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Printed on heavy stock paper using a high-end digital printing press.Freedom 7, the Mercury spacecraft that NASA astronaut Alan Shepard rode on a 15-minute suborbital flight on May 5, 1961, is leaving the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., where it has been on display since December 1998.On May 5, 1961, NASA launched the Mercury Redstone 3 rocket to make Alan Shepard the first American in space on the historic Freedom 7 mission.The capsule will soon be moving to Boston and then Washington, D.C.

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In contrast, the Mercury-Redstone Launch Vehicle used on Freedom 7, the first manned American spaceflight, was just under 11 feet (3.4 m).

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In 2002, Liberty Bell 7, which followed Freedom 7 into space, was displayed at the Museum of Science in Boston.Glenn would have to wait almost a year to make his own history as the first American in orbit on February 20, 1962.This high-quality art print reproduction boasts sharp detail and vivid imagery.Launch of Freedom 7, the first American manned suborbital space flight.

See a Freedom 7 launch photo and download a free desktop wallpaper of Freedom 7 from National Geographic.Women of Color in Astronomy Face Greater Degree of Discrimination, Harassment.Alan Shepard launches in his Freedom 7 capsule aboard a mercury redstone rocket.Enter your email address to subscribe to AmericaSpace and receive notifications of new posts by email.Launch: Location: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Pad: LC-5 Date: 5 May 1961 Time: 14:34:13 UTC.

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View full-size image U.S. astronaut Alan Shepard prepares for launch in the Freedom 7 spacecraft on May 5, 1961.In 1999, the museum recovered the sunken spacecraft from the ocean floor.Astronaut Alan Shepard aboard, the Mercury-Redstone (MR-3) rocket is launched from.

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Freedom 7 is expected to leave Annapolis in late February, according to an academy spokesperson.How Satellites Watched Birth of a Giant Iceberg in Antarctica (Photos).

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The Freedom 7 capsule flown by Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard, the first American in space, is headed to the JFK Library and Smithsonian.