Mercury Project

Mercury Project (HM24CH)

Location: Titusville, FL 32796 Brevard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 36.826', W 80° 48.253'

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Space View Park

Initiated in 1958, completed in 1963. Project Mercury was United States' first man-in-space program. Over 2,000,000 people from many government agencies and aerospace corporations combining their skills and experiences into the national effort.

These objectives of the program, which made six manned flights and 20 unmanned flights from 1961 to 1963, were specific:

· To orbit a manned spacecraft around the earth;
· To investigate man's ability to function in space;
· To recover both man and spacecraft safely.
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HM NumberHM24CH
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByCity of Titusville/U.S. Space Walk Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 519139 N 3165211
Decimal Degrees28.61376667, -80.80421667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 36.826', W 80° 48.253'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 36' 49.56" N, 80° 48' 15.18" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)321, 407
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 55 Broad St, Titusville FL 32796, US
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