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IMAGE number
XOS3597187
Title
Launch of Freedom 7 by NASA on May 5 1961 (photo)
Description
Freedom 7 was the first American manned suborbital space flight with astronaut Alan Shepard aboard the Mercury-Redstone rocket.
Medium
photographie
Date
1961 (C20th)
Credit
Photo © NASA / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 1960s
  • 20th century
  • alan
  • american
  • astronaut
  • blastoff
  • cape canaveral
  • capsules
  • experiment
  • experimental
  • exploration
  • firsts
  • florida
  • freedom 7
  • guided missiles
  • launch
  • manned space exploration
  • mission
  • nasa
  • national aeronautics and space administration
  • program
  • programme
  • project mercury
  • rocket
  • rockets
  • science
  • shepard
  • space
  • space age
  • space craft
  • space race
  • spaceships
  • suborbital
  • technology
  • test flight
  • testing
  • united states usa

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