Flight Operations Manual, Freedom 7

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This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

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.