Quiz: NASA’s Mercury Mission
The Mercury project was the foundation on which the U.S. space program was built. See what you know about it in this quiz.
Project Mercury was the first U.S. program to put humans into space. The Space Race was one of the Cold War’s most competitive programs, and Mercury was meant to see if humans could function effectively in space, and put a man in space before the Soviets. NASA was formed in 1958 to handle the program. Try this quiz to see what you know about the Mercury project.