Astronaut John H Glenn Junior addresses the Joint Session of Congress at the United States Capitol in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1962, February 26 Duration:4 min 5 sec Sound:Yes
Welcome and honor of American astronaut John Herschel Glenn Junior in Washington DC. John Glenn and his family in a motorcade drive from the White House to the United States Capitol. During his journey he waves at the civilians standing on the streets holding banners. They greet and cheer for him. Glenn arrives at the United States Capitol. Dignitaries give a standing ovation to him. He addresses the Joint Session of Congress. He calls for the recognition of his team who helped him in space and looks to a great future of exploration of other worlds. He says "as our knowledge of the universe in which we live increases, may God grant us the wisdom and guidance to use it wisely".
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