Flight Operations Manual, Freedom 7
- This small manual contained checklists for both normal and emergency flight operations for the flight of Alan Shepard, the First American astronaut to reach space. His suborbital Mercury flight occured on May 5, 1961, aboard the "Freedom 7" spacecraft.
- Data Source
- National Air and Space Museum
- McDonnell Aircraft
- Credit Line
- Gift of Alan B. Shepard Jr.
- Stainless Steel
- Copper Alloy
- 3-D (Closed): 12.7 × 3.5 × 17.8cm (5 × 1 3/8 × 7 in.)