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Milestone-Proposal:Mercury Spacecraft MA-6
Milestone Buildings Exist Yes  +
Milestone Present Site Owner Boeing  +
Milestone Site Access Details The Prologue room is open to the public duThe Prologue room is open to the public during the summer months and is visited by more than 5,000 non-Boeing people every year. In addition, the Prologue Room is used by The Boeing Company to explain the vast history of the company to domestic and foreign dignitaries. In addition, middle school students are given tours of the Prologue Room. They learn the mechanics of flight and they are encouraged to consider careers in math, science, and engineering. There is a visitor's parking lot next to Bldg 100 where the public may park and walk to the site of the milestone plaque. The Prologue is a secure area and Boeing provides daily security patrols of the area. The Prologue Room (site of Mercury Capsule MA-6 ) is inside the secure area of Bldg 100-6 ) is inside the secure area of Bldg 100  +
Milestone Site Description The milestone plaque will be mounted at orThe milestone plaque will be mounted at or near the entrance of the James S. McDonnell Prologue Room: An Air and Space History Exhibit. The Prologue Room is located in The Boeing Company Building 100, headquarters for Boeing's Integrated Defense Systems business. This will provide public access to view the plaque. Inside the Prologue Room, there is an exact replica (mock-up engineering design fixture) of the Mercury Spacecraft MA-6 that Col. John Glenn piloted thru 3 earth orbits. The Mercury Spacecraft were designed, developed, and tested in nearby buildings less than 200 yards from where the plaque will reside.0 yards from where the plaque will reside.  +
Milestone Site Owner Approval Yes  +
Milestone proposal submitted true  +
Proposed Milestone IEEE Section St. Louis Section  +
Proposed Milestone Location Boeing Bldg 100, St. louis, MO  +
Proposed Milestone Name Mercury Spacecraft MA-6  +
Proposed Milestone Year February 20, 1962  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 17 July 2012 20:08:20  +
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