Astronaut John Glenn prepares for Project Mercury, he gives interview to Pathe News.
Title reads: "The Man John Glenn".
Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States of America (USA).
Angle shot Project Mercury rocket. C/U Astronaut Lieutenant Colonel John Glenn in his white outfit. C/U men working around the capsule. C/U John Glenn talking to technician standing near a Theodolite. C/U Glenn looking through the Theodolite. Pan down to the capsule. C/U Glenn in his space suit. C/U man adjusting mirror which is on arm of Glenn's space suit. C/U Glenn in the capsule.
C/U Glenn's hand operating 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. C/U space suit in the position on which Glenn will be in during his flight pan up to Glenn and his deputy pilot, Navy Lieutenant Commander Scott Carpenter. C/U Carpenter. C/U Glenn. M/S the two astronauts, a Pathe reporter interviews Glenn. Glenn says appreciates the dangers of space travel but knows every precaution has been made (natural sound).