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Creation[ edit ] Project Mercury was officially approved on October 7, and publicly announced on December Since the USSR did not have bases in the western hemisphere from which to deploy bomber planesJoseph Stalin decided to develop intercontinental ballistic missileswhich drove a missile race.
Though the animal was not recovered alive, it was obvious their goal was manned spaceflight. The next goal was to put a man there.
It would deploy the capsule's parachute for a landing nearby at sea. The Mercury spacecraft did not have an on-board computer, instead relying on all computation for reentry to be calculated by computers on the ground, with their results retrofire times and firing attitude then transmitted to the spacecraft by radio while in flight.
Retrorockets with red posigrade rockets Landing skirt deployment: A fiberglass seat was custom-molded from each astronaut's space-suited body for maximum support. Near his left hand was a manual abort handle to activate the launch escape system if necessary prior to or during liftoff, in case the automatic trigger failed.
Fires which never occurred would have to be extinguished by emptying the cabin of oxygen. Experience validated the astronauts' insistence on manual controls.
Without them, Gordon Cooper's manual reentry during the last flight would not have been possible. LouisMissouri in clean rooms and tested in vacuum chambers at the McDonnell plant. Army during the early s. It was modified for Project Mercury by removing the warhead and adding a collar for supporting the spacecraft together with material for damping vibrations during launch.
They worked in two ways: After separation from the first stage, the sustainer stage continued alone. The sustainer also steered the rocket by thrusters guided by gyroscopes.Posts about Project written by Debbie Roes.
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