Click to enlargeMercury 3 Launch Photo

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Launch of Freedom 7, the first American manned suborbital space flight. Astronaut Alan Shepard aboard, the Mercury-Redstone (MR-3) rocket is launched from Pad 5.

Date Taken/Released : May 5, 1961
Credit: KSC NASA

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