Mercury Astronaut team at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) press conference in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1959, April 9 Duration:2 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Mercury Astronaut team at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) press conference in Washington DC. Walter Bonney, NASA Information Director who presides at the conference, introduces the seven astronauts. Name plates on the desk reads Lt Malcom S Carpenter, Captain Leroy G Cooper Junior, United States Air Force; Lt Colonel John H Glenn, United States Marine Corps; Captain Virgil I Grissom, United States Air Force; Lt Commander Walter M. Schirra, United States Nations; Lt Commander Alan B Shepard and Captain Donald K Slayton, USAF. These astronauts take their place on stage for the conference. Reporters take notes and interview them during the conference.
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