Project Mercury

Capsules| Boilerplates| Trainers| Models

Capsules

ID # Mission Location
1 Beach Abort New York Hall of Science
Corona Park, New York
2 MR-1 / MR-1A Cradle of Aviation Museum,
Long Island, New York
3 LJ-5 (Little Joe 5) Destroyed during launch
4 MA-1 Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
Hutchinson, Kansas
5 MR-2 California Science Center
Los Angeles, California
6 MA-2 Houston Museum of Natural Science
Houston, Texas
7 MR-3 Freedom 7
(Shepard)
Udvar-Hazy Center, National Air and Space Museum, Chantilly, Virginia
8 MA-3 / MA-4 Dismantled
9 MA-5 North Carolina Museum of Life and Science
Durham North Carolina
10 Unflown Evergreen Aviation Museum
McMinnville, Oregon
11 MR-4 Liberty Bell 7
(Grissom)
Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
Hutchinson, Kansas
12B Unflown KSC Visitors Center, Kennedy Space Complex
Florida
13 MA-6 Friendship 7
(Glenn)
National Air and Space Museum
Washington D.C.
14 LJ-5A / LJ-5B Virginia Air and Space Center
Hampton, Virginia
15B Unflown Udvar-Hazy Center
National Air and Space Museum, Chantilly, Virginia
16 MA-8 Sigma 7
(Schirra)
KSC Visitors Center, Kennedy Space Complex
Florida
17 Unflown National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio
18 MA-7 Aurora 7
(Carpenter)
Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago, Illnois
19 Unflown St. Louis Science Center
St. Louis, Missouri
20 MA-9 Faith 7
(Cooper)
Space Center Houston
Houston, Texas

Boilerplates

ID # Mission Location
BP LJ-1 (Little Joe 1) Not Recovered after MR-BD
BP BJ-1 (Big Joe 1) Udvar-Hazy Center, National Air and Space Museum
Chantilly, Virginia
BP (Little Joe 6) Intentionally destroyed during test
BP LJ-2 (Little Joe 2) Air Power Park
Hampton, Virginia
BP LJ-1B (Little Joe 1B) Unknown
BP - Air Power Park
Hampton, Virginia
BP - Army National Guard Annex, Pasadena, Texas
BP - Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
Hutchinson, Kansas
BP Adios MF Science Museum Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
BP - Strategic Air Command Museum
Ashland, Nebraska
BP - Sands Space History Center
Cape Canaveral Air Station, Florida
BP - Roosevelt Middle School
Cocoa Beach, Florida
BP - Wallops Flight Facility Visitors Center
Wallops Island, Virginia

Trainers

ID # Mission Location
- Trainer US Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville, Alabama
Cockpit Procedures Trainer Trainer Pima Air Museum
Tuscon, Arizona

Models

ID # Mission Location
- Sit-in Model Air Zoo
Portage, Michigan
- Model Astronaut Memorial Planetarium
Cocoa, Florida
- Model Boeing Prologue Room
St. Louis, Missouri
- Sit-in Model Center of Science and Industry
Columbus, Ohio
- Model Cradle of Aviation Museum
Long Island, New York
- Model Grand Turk, Turk and Caicos Islands
- Model JAGS McCartney International Airport, Turk and Caicos Islands
Model Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
New York, New York
- Model Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
Hutchinson, Kansas
- Sit-in Model KSC Visitors Center, Kennedy Space Complex
Florida
- Model Museum of Science
Boston, Massachusetts
- Model Museum of Flight
Seattle, Washington
- Model National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio
- Sit-in Model New York Hall of Science
Corona Park,New York
- Model Science Museum Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Model Science Museum Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- Model National Museum of Naval Aviation
Pensacola, Florida
- Model San Diego Air & Space Museum
San Diego, California
- Model New Mexico Museum of Space History
Alamagordo, New Mexico
- Model Tellus Science Museum
Cartersville, Georgia
- Model McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
Concord, New Hampshire
- Model Monroe Museum of Science
Monroe, North Carolina
- Model Powerhouse - Castle Hill
Sydney, Australia