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The WPA Film Library : [eVideo - Films on Demand] : ca. 1962 John Glenn Prepares for a Mercury Project Space Flight

Author: Infobase,; WPA Film Library.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : WPA Film Library, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [1962] 2007. ©1962
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
On February 2, 1962, John Glenn became the third American astronaut to participate in the Mercury Project, after Alan Shepard and Virgil "Gus" Grissom completed suborbital flights the previous year. During his flight, Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth, following two Russian astronauts who had made the flight in 1961.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Newsreels
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; WPA Film Library.
OCLC Number: 1022233573
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Originally released by WPA Film Library, 1962.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 10, 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (2 min., 46 sec.)) : sound.
Contents: Ca. 1962John Glenn Prepares for a Mercury Project Space Flight (2:46)
Other Titles: ca. 1962 John Glenn Prepares for a Mercury Project Space Flight
Responsibility: WPA Film Library.

Abstract:

On February 2, 1962, John Glenn became the third American astronaut to participate in the Mercury Project, after Alan Shepard and Virgil "Gus" Grissom completed suborbital flights the previous year. During his flight, Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth, following two Russian astronauts who had made the flight in 1961.

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