Mercury 6 Mission Lapel Pin
Item #: PIN-MERC6
Mercury 6 Mission Lapel Pin Our Mercury Mission 3 Lapel Pin is a 1" high quality enameled lapel pin. The flight of Friendship 7 or Mercury 6, marked a place in history as being the first American manned orbital flight. MA-6 launched on February 20, 1962, carrying astronaut John Glenn into orbit for nearly five hours before descending to Earth. Glenn later returned to space on STS-95.