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Astronaut John Glenn practices insertion into Mercury spacecraft

Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission, practices insertion into the Mercury "Friendship 7" spacecraft during MA-6 preflight training activity at Cape Canveral, Florida. He is wearing the full pressure suit and helmet (00993); Glenn practices insertion into Mercury capsule with help of a McDonnell Aircraft Corporation technician (00994).

Catalog Date: 02 May 1962
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: S62-00994

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