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Logo for Mercury Program Mission: Mercury-Redstone Booster
Launch Pad: LC-5
Vehicle: Redstone (4)
Crew: Unmanned





Milestones:
Not applicable

Payload:
Boilerplate spacecraft, Launch Vehicle MR-5

Mission Objective:
Perfect Mercury Redstone Booster Operations. Qualify booster for manned operation.

Orbit:
Altitude: 113.5 statute miles
Orbits: 0
Duration: 0 Days, 0 hours, 8 minutes, 23 seconds
Distance: 307 statute miles
Velocity: 5,123 miles per hour
Max Q: 580 psf
Max G: 11

Launch:
March 24, 1961, 12:30 a.m. EST, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

Landing:
Not Applicable

Mission Highlights:
The mission was fully successful.