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Mercury-Atlas 6
Astronaut John Glenn lowered to deck of U.S.S. Randolph after MA-6 flight

Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. is lowered to the deck of the U.S.S. Randolph from a Marine helicopter which retrieved him from his capsule in the Atlantic Ocean. Glenn had just commpleted the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission, a three-orbit space mission. Sailors from the Randolph assist in lowering him to the ship's deck.

Catalog Date: 20 February 1962
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: S62-00922

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