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Mercury Unmanned Mission Overview
Mercury-Atlas 3 liftoff

A NASA project Mercury spacecraft was launched at 11:15 AM on April 25, 1961 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The vehicle was destroyed by the Range Safety Officer about 40 seconds after liftoff.

Catalog Date: 25 April 1961
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: 61-MA3-6

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