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Crew
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21 July 1961 12:20 GMT. Duration: 0.01 days. Call Sign: Liberty Bell 7. Backup Crew: Glenn. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC05. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury. LV Configuration: Redstone RS/CC/MR-8. Program: Mercury. Class: Manned. Type: Spacecraft. Spacecraft: Mercury. Payload: Mercury (Liberty Bell 7). Mass: 1,286 kg. Location of Spacecraft: In the Atlantic Ocean (5 km deep, 832 km NW of Grand Turk island, 1961-1999; Kansas Cosmosphere thereafter. References: 5 , 26 , 33 , 59 , 60 .

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