: Caption reads: "FRIENDSHIP 7 IS SECURED ABOARD NOA"
Taken during the recovery of Friendship 7 on February 25, 1962, this photograph shows the spacecraft aboard the USS Noa. After about three orbits around the planet, the spacecraft landed in the North Atlantic Ocean and was retrieved by the U.S. Navy.
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_B24F09_03 Subjects
: Friendship 7 (Spacecraft); United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration; United States Navy; Places
: Cape Canaveral (Florida); Brevard County (Florida);