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, February 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 in the NASA Friendship 7 mission. 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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