Cancelled Spaceflights

Mercury 11

USA

Planning data

Launch date (planned):  End 1963

Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Grissom  Virgil Ivan "Gus"  PLT

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Backup Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Schirra  Walter Marty, Jr. "Wally"  PLT

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Mission objectives

Was originally planned as one-day Mercury flight. Later there was budgetary pressure to shut down Mercury.

Drawings

 

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Last update on May 14, 2010.