Mercury-Redstone 3 Launch MSFC-6100884



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English: The launch of flight Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3), Freedom 7. MR-3 placed the first American astronaut, Alan Shepard, into space on May 5, 1961.
Date 5 May 1961(1961-05-05)
Source Marshall Space Flight Center's Marshall Image Exchange, http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/abstracts.php?p=978. A lower-quality image of this photo, with different color balance, is at Johnson Space Center's Digital Image Collection under photo ID S61-01928. A high-resolution version of S61-01928 is at the Project Apollo Archive image gallery http://www.apolloarchive.com/apollo_gallery.html, section Pre-Apollo, entry S61-1928.
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