Mercury 6

Friendship 7: 50th Anniversary of John Glenn’s Flight

by Nancy Atkinson February 17, 2012

On Feb. 20, 1962, John Glenn launched on the Friendship 7 flight, or Mercury 6, the first human orbital flight for NASA. Last night NASA premiered a video to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the flight, and have now made it available to share. Glenn launched at 9:47:39 am EST from Cape Canaveral, orbiting Earth […]

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