To me its kind of amazing that little rocket got a man in orbit (or did it). I've been up close to a Mercury capsule and it is tiny but now I'm a
bit confused. Wasn't the Army Redstone originally designed as ICBMs and it wasn't until NASA engineered it to the larger Mercury Atlas series that
got John Glen to orbit?
I suppose I could look that up, but shocking to me as to how small that capsule is it tells me that rocket isn't very big, to have enough fuel to get
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