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Atlas D Mercury
Atlas D Mercury -

Credit: NASA. 15,917 bytes. 261 x 386 pixels.

Family: Atlas. Country: USA. Status: Hardware. Department of Defence Designation: LV-3B.

Atlas D modified for use in Project Mercury.


LEO Payload: 1,360 kg. to: 185 km Orbit. at: 28.0 degrees. Liftoff Thrust: 161,848 kgf. Total Mass: 116,100 kg. Core Diameter: 3.1 m. Total Length: 25.0 m.


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