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Project Mercury

Test your knowledge of America's first manned space program.


 

Quiz ID:#1247
Fun:** (1.82)
Difficulty:*** (2.37)
Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   How many manned Mercury missions were there?






#2   Which booster rocket was used for the sub-orbital Mercury missions?






#3   How many orbits were flown during the first manned orbital Mercury mission?






#4   Which astronaut flew in Sigma 7?






#5   What was the name of L. Gordon Cooper, Jr.'s Mercury capsule?






#6   What was the mission number of M. Scott Carpenter's flight?






#7   Which of the following was not the name of a Mercury capsule?






#8   Which launch complex at Cape Canaveral was used for the orbital Mercury missions?






#9   In which branch of the US military was Walter M. Schirra, Jr.?






#10   Two chimpanzees flew in space during Project Mercury. What were their names?






#11   John H. Glenn, Jr. was the first American in space.




#12   All six manned Mercury flights lasted less than one day.




#13   Virgil I. Grissom nearly drowned during his mission.




 

 


   



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