Mercury Mission Program Patch
Item #: MPMerc
Initiated in 1958, completed in 1963, Project Mercury was the United States' first man-in-space program. The objectives of the program, which made six manned flights from 1961 to 1963, were specific: To orbit a manned spacecraft around Earth; To investigate man's ability to function in space; and To recover both man and spacecraft safely. This original design is a difficult patch to find but we have tracked it down. 3 inches.