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MA-4 (18)

Mercury Atlas 4
Pad LC-14 ()
Atlas (4)

Crew:  Unmanned, Robot operations

Milestones:  n/a

Payload:  Spacecraft No. 8A, Launch Vehicle 88-D

Mission Objective:  Spacecraft environmental control in orbit


Orbit:

Altitude: 142.1 (apogee) by 98.9 (perigee) statute miles
Orbits: 1
Period: 92min 28sec
Duration: 0 Days, 1 hour, 49 min, 20 seconds
Distance: 26, 047 statute miles
Velocity 17,526 mph
Max Q: 975
Max G: 7.7

Launch:  September 13, 1961

Landing: n/a


Mission Highlights:  Mission partially successful

 

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