'Astronaut Glenn suiting up' photograph   Save
John and Annie Glenn Collection
Description: Caption reads: "ASTRONAUT GLENN SUITING UP" Taken before the launch of Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962, this photograph shows astronaut John Glenn putting on his spacesuit before boarding the spacecraft. Two people help him into the top half. 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.
Image ID: AV329_B24F09_05
Subjects: Glenn, John, 1921-2016; Astronauts; Friendship 7 (Spacecraft); United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration;
Places: Cape Canaveral (Florida); Brevard County (Florida);