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Grounded Plane & Actual Rocket

'The tail number on this plane didn't reveal the information I'd hope it would. Still it was magnificent sitting in this filed along the tree line. The rocket is anMR7 Mercury-Redstone Launch Vehicle. It was the American crewed space booster! It was used for six sub-orbital Mercury flights from 1960-61;culminating with the launch of the first and eleven weeks later, the second American in space. ~ Wikipedia

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