Flight Operations Manual, Freedom 7
This small manual contained checklists for both normal and emergency flight operations for the flight of Alan Shepard, the First American astronaut to reach space. His suborbital Mercury flight occured on May 5, 1961, aboard the "Freedom 7" spacecraft.
Gift of Alan B. Shepard Jr.
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- McDonnell Aircraft
- Stainless Steel
- Copper Alloy
- 3-D (Closed): 12.7 × 3.5 × 17.8cm (5 × 1 3/8 × 7 in.)
- Alan Shepard's Training Manual