U.S. President John F. Kennedy with John Glenn at a ceremony at Patrick Air Force Base, Cape Canaveral, in Florida.
Florida United States USA Date:1962 Duration:2 min 26 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. President John F. Kennedy with an American astronaut John Glenn in Florida after Glenn successfully orbited the earth. Welcoming formation of troops moves away from the President's aircraft (Boeing 707, Air Force designation: VC-137C). Color Guard marches holding flag of United states. The President's plane taxis out for takeoff, blowing up a wind.. Camera man on top of a car. An orange helicopter flies across the field. Photographers and newsmen stand on top of a van with a camera. Officials at the port. John F. Kennedy with John Glenn in a motorcade. They arrive at stage in front of building where sign reads: "Spacecraft Center." President Kennedy and John Glenn climb up the stairs of a stage. John Glenn and wife, Annie, sit beside the President. Officials and employees applaud. John Glenn speaks into the microphone. A United States Spacecraft sits on the ground near the stage. President Kennedy makes a few remarks. Afterwards, the President, Astronaut Glenn, and Annie Glenn, together enter a building labeled: "NASA."
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