Mercury 6

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Can you name the facts about NASA's Mercury 6 mission (MA-6)?

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Astronaut's birthplace
His age at launch date
Astronaut's middle name
Spacecraft nickname
Prime contractor that built the Mercury spacecraft
Launch date (Month day, year)
Mission is famous for...
Launch vehicle type
Launch site
Number of orbits
Mission duration (to nearest hour)
Max altitude (to nearest statute mile)
What fault was detected just before reentry? (later determined to be a false alarm)
What action was taken because of above fault?
Splashdown site: 800 miles west of... ?
Name of recovery ship
Astronaut's 2nd and final spaceflight
Astronaut's other career (1974-1999)
Mercury 6 spacecraft now on display at... ?

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