Operators speak on microphone and trace the path of the Mercury-Atlas 6 in the United States
United States USA Date:1962, February 20 Duration:2 min 29 sec Sound:Yes
The orbital flight of Friendship 7 under project Mercury-Atlas 6 carrying John Herschel Glenn Jr from the United States. A communication tower. Operators speak on a microphone in the communication room. A screen tracks the path traveled by Friendship 7 . A technician writes on a control panel. Technicians communicate with each other. Mercury tracking of the spacecraft shows the path traveled and two circles stop glowing as the contact is lost. A communication tower and control room on a beach area. Mercury tracking system shows Friendship 7 departing from its path and altitude due to failure of the inter system. The equipment on tower to control the path of Mercury-Atlas 6 manually. Cattle walk past the control center at night.
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