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BA-1 (7)
 
Logo for Mercury Program Mission: Freedom 7
Launch Pad: LC-5
Vehicle: Redstone (5)
Crew: Unmanned





Milestones:
Not applicable

Payload:
Spacecraft number 1

Mission Objective:
Test off-the-pad escape system.

Orbit:
Altitude: .5 statute miles
Orbits: 0
Duration: 0 Days, 0 hours, 1 minute, 16 seconds
Distance: 1 statute mile
Velocity: 976 miles per hour

Launch:
May 9, 1960

Landing:
Not applicable

Mission Highlights:
Mission was successful.