The WPA Film Library

The WPA Film Library

Ca. 1962 John Glenn Prepares for A Mercury Project Space Flight

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On February 2, 1962, John Glenn became the third American astronaut to participate in the Mercury Project, after Alan Shepard and Virgil "Gus" Grissom completed suborbital flights the previous year. During his flight, Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth, following two Russian astronauts who had made the flight in 1961.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1962]
Copyright Date: ©1962
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (2 min., 46 sec.)) : sound
Additional Contributors: WPA Film Library
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