John Glenn Holds Conference at NASM

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Senator John Glenn holds a news conference at the National Air and Space Museum for the 25th anniversary of his orbit around the Earth in the Mercury Friendship 7 spacecraft. Glenn also served on the National Air Museum Advisory Board in 1966.


  • Glenn, John 1921-
  • United States Congress
  • Project Mercury (U.S.)
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Air Museum Board


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, the "Torch," April 1987

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February 19, 1987


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