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Caption: Spectators watching the launch Mercury-Atlas 6 rocket carrying astronaut John Glenn in the Friendship 7 spacecraft, 20th February 1962. The Mercury-Atlas 6 mission launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA and made Glenn the first American to go into Earth orbit. He performed three orbits of the Earth and splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Spectators at Mercury-Atlas 6 launch, 196

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