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Mercury -- February 1962
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2004-04-03 0:0:0
 
Description S62-00363 (02/20/62)(ARCHIVAL PHOTO) With astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. aboard, the Friendship 7/Mercury Atlas 6 spacecraft lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The first NASA Earth-orbital mission, Glenn's flight followed sub-orbital missions by astronauts Alan B. Shepard Jr. and Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom.
B60-285 (1960) --- Astr...
2004-04-03 0:0:0
 
Description B60-285 (1960) --- Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., pilot of the Mercury Atlas 6 space flight, emerges from an Egress trainer during training activity at the Langley Research Center. He is attempting to transfer onto a life raft from the mockup of the Mercury capsule.
2004-04-03 0:0:0
 
Description S62-00957 (20 February 1962) --- Project Mercury astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr., enters the ?Friendship 7? spacecraft during the last part of the countdown on February 20, 1962. At 9:47 a.m., (EST), the Mercury Atlas 6 (MA-6) launch vehicle lifted the spacecraft into orbit for a three-orbit mission lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes and 23 seconds. Glenn and his spacecraft were recovered by the destroyer NOA just 21 minutes after landing in the Atlantic Ocean near Grand Turk Island, to successfully complete the nation's first manned orbital flight.
S62-00961 (1962) --- Me...
2004-04-03 0:0:0
 
Description S62-00961 (1962) --- Mercury astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr., suited in full Mercury suit, prepares for launch of the Mercury Atlas 6 (MA-6) ?Friendship 7? spacecraft. This marks America's first manned Earth-orbiting space flight.
S64-14869 (February 196...
2004-04-03 0:0:0
 
Description S64-14869 (February 1962) --- Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., pilot of the Mercury Atlas 6 space mission, poses in his pressure suit and helmet for press photographers at Cape Canaveral during MA-6 pre-flight activities.
S62-01004 (February 196...
2004-04-03 0:0:0
 
Description S62-01004 (February 1962) --- Astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr., pilot of the Mercury Atlas 6 (MA-6) mission, participates in Mercury egress training during MA-6 preflight preparations. Glenn made the free world?s first manned Earth-orbital flight on February 20, 1962.
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