John Glenn Enters Friendship 7 Capsule

John Glenn Enters Friendship 7 Capsule

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Caption: Astronaut John Glenn (1921-2016) climbs into the Mercury-Atlas 6 spacecraft Friendship 7 during pre-launch checkout procedures; 1962. With this mission, Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.

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