Right Glove Worn by John Glenn on Mercury Friendship 7

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This glove is one of a pair worn by NASA astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. on his historic orbital flight aboard Mercury Friendship 7. The flight took place on February 20, 1962 and lasted for 4 hours and 55 minutes, during which time he traveled 75,679 miles and orbited the Earth three times.

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01/12/2016

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Mark Avino

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NASM 2016-10004

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