John Glenn with His Mercury Friendship 7 Capsule

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John Glenn in front of his Mercury spacecraft, Friendship 7, in which he bacame the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962.

Photographer:

Eric Long

ID #:

SI2001-650712

Source:

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Institution

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