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JOHN GLENN: A LIFE OF SERVICE

John Glenn: Preparing For Friendship 7

  • Aired: 07/17/2013
  • 02:10
  • Rating: NR
Before John Glenn's historic orbiting of the Earth aboard Friendship 7, the mission was delayed 11 times due to mechanical issues and system malfunctions. With his life at risk, the flight was delayed six weeks. Glenn finally went into space on February 20, 1962.
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The path leading to John Glenn's space flight brought delays and concern.
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