: This photograph shows astronaut John Glenn fully suited inside the Friendship 7. He sits, strapped into his seat, facing an array of equipment to operate the spacecraft. Launched on February 20, 1962, this NASA Mercury mission made John Glenn the first American to orbit Earth.
The John and Annie Glenn collection is comprised of photographs, slides, books and ephemera documenting the career of John Glenn as an astronaut and U.S. Senator. The collection also documents his life with his wife Annie Glenn née Castor, family and friends, such as Robert and Ethel Kennedy and fellow astronauts. View on Ohio Memory.
: AV329_B33F02_01 Subjects
: Glenn, John, 1921-2016; Astronauts; Friendship 7 (Spacecraft); Places
: John and Annie Glenn Collection