Complex 14

Complex 14 (HM1BQZ)

Location: Durham, FL 27701 Brevard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 29.451', W 80° 33.215'

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Vc = Ro √(g/Ro+h)

"? one of the most complex tasks ever presented to man in this country — the achievement of manned flight in orbit around the earth." - John F. KennedyThirty-Fifth President of the United States

This marker commemorates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Project Mercury, which first put free men into space. The four manned orbital capsules were boosted into space by Atlas rockets, which were launched by the United States Air Force from Complex 14, located 2200 feet east of here at 28? 29' 27.1426" North Latitude and 80? 32' 49.6107" West Longitude. Contained in a capsule herin to be opened in the year 2464 A.D., are technical reports of these flights.

Dedicated 1964 A. D., to the thousands of men and women of the free world who contributed to the success of Project Mercury.

"Si Monumentum Requiris Circumspice" Anon.

Erected as a public service by General Dynamics Corporation
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HM NumberHM1BQZ
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByGeneral Dynamics Corporation
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 5:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 543692 N 3151659
Decimal Degrees28.49085000, -80.55358333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 29.451', W 80° 33.215'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 29' 27.06" N, 80° 33' 12.90" W
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Area Code(s)919
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 Icbm Rd, Durham FL 27701, US
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