Several officials, dignitaries and civilians greet John Glenn in the United States after his achievement.
United States USA Date:1962, February Duration:5 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
A film on the life of American astronaut John Herschel Glenn Jr. He was the first American to orbit the earth in 1962. An airplane lands at an airport. People gather at the airport to greet John Glenn after his journey. He comes out of the airplane. Glenn seated in a car with his wife and U.S. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. The car drives along. People gathered along the sides of the streets wave and cheer as the car moves past. U.S. President John F Kennedy presents him with NASA Distinguished Service Medal for his Mercury-Atlas 6 mission. Astronauts applaud. Several officials and dignitaries at the ceremony. Glenn arrives in Washington DC. Interior of the White House. Astronaut Alan Shepard, John Glenn and his wife at the White House. Glenn seated in a car. A crowd gathers on a street. They wave and greet him. Buildings along street sides. A ticker tape parade in New York. Exterior of the U.S. Capitol. The speaker of the house addresses the members of the Congress. He talks about the achievement of Glenn. Members of the Congress applaud and cheer. Glenn addresses the Congress. The members applaud. Cameramen record the event.
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