Redstone Rocket Replica in Concord, New Hampshire

A massive rocket towers above the trees in Concord, New Hampshire. It’s pointed upward as if it could take to the sky at any second.

The 92-foot-tall structure is a replica of a Mercury-Redstone Rocket. It was erected in 2009, almost 50 years after a real Redstone Rocket launched the first American out of this world and into outer space.

The Mercury-Redstone rockets were used by Americans in their early extraterrestrial explorations. They first launched a chimpanzee into orbit, and then...

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