Headquarters, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C. -
General manager of national space program.
Manned Spacecraft Center (formerly Space Task Group), Houston, Texas -
Project manager for manned space flight program.
Langley Research Center, Langley Field, Virginia -
Wind tunnel aerodynamics, fluid mechanics, stability and control, vibration and flutter, loads, structures, materials, arc-jet, reentry body, and planning and contracting for Mercury instrumentation facilities.
Launch Operations Division (Later Launch Operations Center), Cape Canaveral, Florida -
Launch vehicle manager for Mercury-Redstone.
Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio -
Flight propulsion, engine testing, stabilization and control system for spacecraft.
Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California -
Basic and applied research on aeronautical and space problems, atmosphere reentry forms and high-speed aerodynamic research.
Marshall Space Flight Center (formerly Development Operations Division of ABMA), Huntsville, Alabama -
Spacecraft launch vehicle development and reliability, and trajectory studies for Mercury-Redstone.
Wallops Station, Wallops Island, Virginia -
Little Joe flight test for Mercury spacecraft and launch test of Mercury model spacecraft.
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland -
Coordinated all tracking and processed all tracking data for Mercury-Redstone and Mercury-Atlas flights.
Flight Research CenterEdwards, California -
High-speed flight research and drogue parachute tests.
Department of Defense, Washington, D.C. -
Launch and recovery operations.
Weather Bureau of the Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. -
Weather coverage and studies.
U.S. Navy, Norfolk, Virginia -
Recovery operations.
Arnold Engineering Development Center, Tullahoma, Tennessee -
High-speed wind tunnel tests.
Air Force Systems Command, Space Systems Division, Inglewood, California -
Project manager for Atlas launch vehicle.
Army Missile Command, Huntsville, Alabama -
Project manager for the Redstone launch vehicle.
Aviation Medical Acceleration LaboratoryJohnsville, Pennsylvania -
Astronaut centrifuge training and spacecraft couch and restraint harness testing.
El Centro Naval Parachute Test Facility, El Centro, California -
Parachute drop test program.
Wright Air Development Center, Dayton, Ohio -
Acceleration tests, noise and vibration study support, astronaut medical examinations, and pressure suit indoctrination.
Aero Medical Field Laboratory, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico -
Furnished and trained primates for the Mercury animal program.
U.S. Air Force Survival School, Stead Air Force Base, Reno, Nevada -
Astronaut desert survival training.
Aerospace Medical Division, San Antonio, Texas -
Cooperation in bioscience experiments in the Little Joe flights.
China Lake Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake, California -
Fairing-adapter sled tests.
Pensacola Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida -
Astronaut egress training and swimmer training in support of Mercury spacecraft recovery operations, and flotation collar fabrication.
Elgin Air Force Base, Pensacola, Florida -
Astronaut survival training.
Air Force Chart and Information Center, St. Louis, Missouri -
Worldwide Mercury tracking network maps.
U.S. Army, Fort Eustis, Newport News, Virginia -
Supplied Larc vehicle for recovery.
Public Health Service, Washington, D.C. -
Supplied medical monitor personnel.
U.S. Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina -
Recovery helicopters.
Military Air Transport Service, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois -
Air transportation.
White Sands Missile Range, White Sands, New Mexico -
Tracking facilities.
Pacific Missile Range, Point Mugu, California -
Tracking facilities.
Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas -
Tracking facilities.
Department of State, Washington, D.C. -
Government-to-government negotiations for overseas sites in Mercury worldwide tracking network.
Navy Daingerfield Test Facility, Daingerfield, California -
Spacecraft afterbody shingle heat resistance and dynamic pressure test.
Navy Aircrew Equipment Laboratory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -
Reentry-heat-pulse orientation for the astronauts and environmental systems training.
U.S. Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California -
Assistance to NASA Flight Research Center in parachute drop tests and reefing parameters.
Army Audit Office, Pasadena, California -
Audit services.
District Coast Guard, San Francisco, California -
Support services for project.
Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. -
Airlift services and data reduction.
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. -
Animal test program.
U.S. Navy Comptroller, Washington, D.C. -
Materiel inspection services.
U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships, Washington, D.C. -
Command receiver equipment and installation, planned recovery, contingency recovery, and modification of destroyer davits for spacecraft recovery.
U.S. Navy Bureau of Weapons, Washington, D.C. -
Consultation, planned recovery, and recovery operations.
U.S. Navy Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C. -
Consultive services.
U.S. Navy Weapons Plant, Washington, D.C. -
Packaging of hardware.
U.S. Marine Corps Air Facility, Jacksonville, Florida -
Pilot test facility.
Air Rescue Service, Military Air Transport Service, Orlando, Florida -
Recovery operation support.
U.S. Navy Bureau of Weapons, Pensacola, Florida -
Fabrication of auxiliary flotation collar for Mercury spacecraft.
U.S. Navy School of Aviation Medicine, Pensacola, Florida -
Radiation monitoring for Mercury flights.
Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida -
Spacecraft test flotation collar.
U.S. European Command, Paris, France -
Contingency recovery.
U.S. Army, Europe, Heidelberg, Germany and Weisbaden, Germany -
Contingency recovery.
U.S. Air Forces, Europe, Weisbaden, Germany -
Contingency recovery.
U.S. Air Force Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii -
Contingency recovery and photographic services.
U.S. Air Force Communications Service, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois -
Communication services during recovery.
U.S. Navy Bureau of Weapons, St. Louis, Missouri -
Issued Government bill of lading for Contract NAS 5-59, Mercury spacecraft, also contracting support, etc.
U.S. Army Audit Agency, New York, New York -
Audit services.
U.S. Navy Laboratory, Dalgren, Virginia -
Cartridges for Mercury antenna.
Air Weather Service, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois -
Weather surveillance flights preceding Mercury manned orbital mission.
Tactical Air Command, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia -
C-130 aircraft for spacecraft test drops and photographic coverage.
U.S. Army Research and Engineering Laboratory, Natick, Massachusetts -
Preliminary studies of calorie and water requirements for astronauts during orbital flight.
U.S. Air Force Surgeon General's Office, Washington, D.C. -
Compilation of medical monitors' training program.

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