Astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) space flight, enters the Mercury "Friendship 7" spacecraft during the MA-6 pre-launch preparations at Cape Canaveral, Florida on February 20, 1962. Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth..Credit: NASA via CNP
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Astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) space flight, enters the Mercury "Friendship 7" spacecraft during the MA-6 pre-launch preparations at Cape Canaveral, Florida on February 20, 1962. Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth..Credit: NASA via CNP

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Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 20 Feb 1962
Location: Cape Canaveral Florida United States of America
Credit: NASA via CNP
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