NASA's Mercury missions were the first American manned flights into space (1961-1963).
Provides a history of the goals, history, and technology of America's first manned space program. Includes links to a detailed image gallery, technical reports, diagrams, mission summaries, and crew biographies.
Project Mercury: A Chronology
NASA book detailing all aspects of Project Mercury, including prior events, research and development, and mission operations.
Space Medicine in Project Mercury
A history of the medical support program during the Mercury program. Discusses the origins of space medicine and its impact on the selection of astronauts and spacecraft life-support systems.
This New Ocean: A History of Project Mercury
Part of the NASA Historical Series describing the origins, preparation, and nature of America's first achievements in manned space flight and details the basic events in the managerial and technological history of Project Mercury.
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