• Short Summary

    AMERICA'S PLANS TO PUT A MAN IN ORBIT THREE TIMES ROUND THE EARTH ON FEBRUARY 13TH ARE GOING AHEAD.

  • Description

    AMERICA'S PLANS TO PUT A MAN IN ORBIT THREE TIMES ROUND THE EARTH ON FEBRUARY 13TH ARE GOING AHEAD.THE FUEL TANK TROUBLE WITH THE ATLAS BOOSTER ROCKET, WHICH WILL SEND THE MERCURY CAPSULE ON ITS 100 MILE HIGH JOURNEY AT SPEEDS REACHING 17,500 M.P.H., IS EXPECTED TO BE CORRECTED A LONG TIME BEFORE THE BLAST-OFF DATE, THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCED FROM CAPE CANAVERAL.MEANWHILE THE MAN WHO HOPES TO BE AMERICA'S FIRST MAN IN ORBIT, 40-YEAR-OLD LT.-COL.JOHN GLENN, A MARINE TEST PILOT, ANSWERED NEWSMEN'S QUESTIONS WHILE HE RELAXED AT HIS VIRGINIA HOME ON FEBRUARY 3RD.HE WAS ASKED ABOUT HIS MISSION WITH ITS ATTENDANT GLARE OF PUBLICITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAYA2DMQAMF1VWQYFQ3WUAZNUQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAAYA2DMQAMF1VWQYFQ3WUAZNUQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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