Visitors Viewing Friendship 7. Photographer: Unknown. Date: late 1960s-c.1975. 
Visitors viewing “Friendship 7” in the Quonset Hut of the National Air and Space Museum in the South Yard. “Friendship 7” is the Mercury spacecraft in which astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr., became the first American to orbit the Earth. On February 20, 1962, Glenn circled the Earth three times. The space flight lasted 4 hours and 55 minutes, and “Friendship 7” landed in the Atlantic Ocean
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Visitors Viewing Friendship 7. Photographer: Unknown. Date: late 1960s-c.1975. 

Visitors viewing “Friendship 7” in the Quonset Hut of the National Air and Space Museum in the South Yard. “Friendship 7” is the Mercury spacecraft in which astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr., became the first American to orbit the Earth. On February 20, 1962, Glenn circled the Earth three times. The space flight lasted 4 hours and 55 minutes, and “Friendship 7” landed in the Atlantic Ocean

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J. Glenn, 20.II.1962, Friendship 7, 3 rotatii. Posta Romina, 20 bani, Posta Aeriana. Romanian stamp, 1963. Artist: D. Stiubei.
Orbits Earth 3 times.

J. Glenn, 20.II.1962, Friendship 7, 3 rotatii. Posta Romina, 20 bani, Posta Aeriana. Romanian stamp, 1963. Artist: D. Stiubei.

Orbits Earth 3 times.