A 1963 film biography of Astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962. It portrays Glenn's youth in New Concord, Ohio, his service as a combat pilot in World War II and the Korean War, and highlights of his momentous adventure as the pilot of Friendship 7 (ARC 45022) This film received the Chris Award, Columbus Film Festival, 1963.

The John Glenn Story, 1963

Transcript (PDF): http://www.archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-john-glenn-story-45022.pdf

CREATED BY
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (10/01/1958 - )


Film Duration: 29 min