Fourth Orbit

Posted on Thu, June 16, 2016
  • People in Line to See the Mercury Friendship 7 Spacecraft in Bombay, India

    Spectators stand in line to view the Friendship 7 capsule during its post-flight display at the Brabourne stadium in Bombay, India, 1962.  To promote the U.S. space program – and U.S. interests generally – Friendship 7 made a "fourth orbit," a world tour.  

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