NASA Photo ID: S62-00993           File Name: 10073617.jpg
Film Type: 8x10                    Date Taken: 02/05/62
Title: Astronaut John Glenn practices insertion into Mercury spacecraft
Description:
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).                 
Subject terms:
ASTRONAUT TRAINING                      
ASTRONAUTS                              
INSERTION                               
MERCURY MA-6 FLIGHT                     
MERCURY PROJECT                         
PRESSURE SUITS                          
SPACE SUITS                             
SPACECRAFT                              

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