Space History | 1963-05-16 | End of Project Mercury – Launch Site Photos

May 16, 1963 – Today Gordon Cooper’s Faith 7 Capsule was recovered Southeast of Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean, officially ending the Mercury program.

Here are some recent photos of Launch Complex 14, where all of the Mercury-Atlas were launched.

Kennedy Space Center - Entrance to Launch Complex 14 (Mercury-Atlas)

Kennedy Space Center – Entrance to Launch Complex 14 (Mercury-Atlas)

LC-14 Launch Control Center blast door (and Bunkhouse rules)

LC-14 Launch Control Center blast door (and Bunkhouse rules)

LC-14 Launch Control Center (as seen from the Launch Table)

LC-14 Launch Control Center (as seen from the Launch Table)

Launch Complex 14 - the ramp to the Launch Table

Launch Complex 14 – the ramp to the Launch Table

LC-14 Launch Control Center parking

LC-14 Launch Control Center parking

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