Dignitaries give a brief speech during NASA press conference in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1959, April 9 Duration:5 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Mercury Astronaut team at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) press conference in Washington DC. Dr T Keith Glennam Administrator of NASA; Robert Gilruth, Director of Project Mercury and of the Space Task Force Group; Dr Randolph Lovelace, Chairman of the NASA Life Sciences Committee; Brigadier General Donald Flickinger; Captain Norman Barr, United States Navy and Charles Donlam give a brief speech. Astronauts named 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 stand and sit on the stage.
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