Friendship 7 Mercury Space Flight

On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. He orbited the earth three times in a spacecraft named Friendship 7. The flight lasted just under five hours.
This is a Universal Newsreel about the flight.

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Friendship 7 Mercury Space Flight

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First Aired:
Feb 18, 2012
Last Aired:
Feb 20, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 18, 2012 | 9:22am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2012 | 4:24pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2012 | 5:21am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2012 | 9:24pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 23, 2012 | 12:27am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 23, 2012 | 3:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 23, 2012 | 6:43am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2012 | 8:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2012 | 3:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2012 | 4:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2013 | 8:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2013 | 12:22am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2013 | 3:44am EST | C-SPAN 3
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