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Beach-Abort (7)

Freedom 7
Pad LC-5 ()
Redstone (5) 

Crew: Unmanned

Milestones: n/a

Payload: Spacecraft No. 1  

Mission Objective:  
Test Off-the-pad escape system


Altitude: .5 statute miles
Orbits: 0
Duration: 0 Days, 0 hours, 1 min, 16 seconds
Distance: 1 statute mile
Velocity: 976

Launch: May 9, 1960

Landing: n/a

Mission Highlights:
Mission successful


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