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LJ-1B (6)
 
Logo for Mercury Program Mission: Little Joe 1B
Launch Pad: Wallops Island Pad
Vehicle: Little Joe (5)
Crew: Miss Sam (a monkey)





Milestones:
Not applicable

Payload:
Boilerplate Spacecraft

Mission Objective:
Max Q abort and Escape Test.

Orbit:
Altitude: 9 statute miles
Orbits: 0
Duration: 0 Days, 0 hours, 8 minutes, 35 seconds
Distance: 12 statute miles
Velocity: 2,022 miles per hour
Max Q: 1,070 psf
Max G: 4.5

Launch:
January 21, 1960 Wallops Island

Landing:
Not applicable

Mission Highlights:
Mission was successful. Weightless time 28 seconds.