NASA Photo ID: S62-00922           File Name: 10073659.jpg
Film Type: 8x10                    Date Taken: 03/26/62
Title: Astronaut John Glenn lowered to deck of U.S.S. Randolph after MA-6 flight
Description:
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.                 
Subject terms:
ASTRONAUTS                              
ATLANTIC OCEAN                          
MERCURY MA-6 FLIGHT                     
MERCURY PROJECT                         
MERCURY SPACECRAFT                      
RECOVERY                                
SHIPS                                   

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