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LJ-6 (3)
 
Logo for Mercury Program Mission: Little Joe 6
Launch Pad: Not available
Vehicle: Little Joe (2)
Crew: Unmanned





Milestones:
Not applicable

Payload:
Boilerplate Spacecraft

Mission Objective:
Test capsule aerodynamics and integrity

Orbit:
Altitude: 37 statute miles
Orbits: 0
Duration: 0 Days, 0 hours, 5 minutes, 10 seconds
Distance: 79 statute miles
Max Velocity: 3,075 miles per hour
Max Q: 3,400 psf
Max G. 5.9

Launch:
October 4, 1959

Landing:
Not applicable

Mission Highlights:
The mission was listed as partially successful.