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Atlas LV-3B

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Rocket Profile - Mercury-Atlas

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MERCURY-ATLAS 3 - Failure (1961/04/25)

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Atlas 3b start

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LV 3B

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The Atlas LV-3B, Atlas D Mercury Launch Vehicle or Mercury-Atlas Launch Vehicle, was a human-rated expendable launch system used as part of the United States Project Mercury to send astronauts into low Earth orbit. Manufactured by American aircraft manufacturing company Convair, it was derived from the SM-65D Atlas missile, and was a member of the Atlas family of rockets.
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