NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper observes a problem with heat shield of Mercury-Atlas 6 and Retro Sequence process starts.
United States USA Date:1962, February 20 Duration:6 min 11 sec Sound:Yes
The orbital flight of friendship 7 under project Mercury-Atlas 6 carrying John Herschel Glenn Jr from the United States. The control tower and the control room at night. Technician in the communication room at the control panel and check the status of the Mercury-Atlas 6. technicians take out reports of the status of Mercury-Atlas 6. Gordon Cooper the capsule communicator studying the reports and finds the heat shield of the Mercury-Atlas 6 is loosened. View of the control station. Technicians in the communication room talk to John Herschel Glenn Jr in the spacecraft. View of mountains. A satellite dish over a communication tower in California. Gordon Cooper with others in communication room. People gathered at the tracking station. A radar rotates on a tower. Technicians at the mercury tracking station in Cape Canaveral in Florida. Officials work at desk. Technicians at control in a control room as the Retro Sequence starts. Men in the control room instruct John Herschel Glenn Jr in the spacecraft. John Herschel Glenn Jr reacts to the instructions.
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