Astronaut John Glenn and scientists at Cape Canaveral prepare for orbit of Earth.
Title reads: "The man John Glenn".
Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America (USA).
Angle shot the mercury rocket. C/U astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John Glenn in white outfit and cap. C/U scientists working on rocket capsule. C/U John Glenn talking to a technician standing near a theodolite. C/U Glenn looking through the theodolite (looks like telescope). Pan down the capsule. C/U Glenn in space suit. C/U man adjusting mirror which is on Glenn's arm. C/U Glenn in the capsule. C/U as his hand operates switches. C/U Glenn as he starts to get out of the capsule. C/U Glenn getting out of capsule. C/U Glenn taking off his space helmet. C/U Glenn.