President John F Kennedy greets astronaut Walter Marty Schirra Junior and his family at the White House in Washington D.C.
Washington DC USA Date:1962, October 18 Duration:1 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
Astronaut Walter Marty Schirra Junior being honored at the White House in Washington D.C. President of the United States, John F. Kennedy receives astronaut Walter Marty Schirra Junior and his family. They discuss the 9 hours long space flight aboard Mercury-Atlas 8. Walter Marty Schirra addresses the reporters. His wife and children accompanied him. After the speech Walter and his wife proceed to Pentagon. United States Secretary of the Navy, Fred Korth presents Astronaut Wings to Walter M Schirra for his six orbit space flight. Schirra's children wait outside the Pentagon as their father receives new honors from the U.S. Navy.
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