Lot #3040
John Glenn (27) Original MA-6 Photographs

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Fantastic collection of 27 original vintage glossy NASA photos chronicling John Glenn's Mercury Atlas-6 mission, 8 x 10 and 10 x 8, most with black NASA captions on the reverse, dated from February 9-21, 1962. Images include Glenn in his Mercury flight suit with the Friendship 7 capsule; pre-launch activities including medical checks, suit-up procedures, a pre-flight meal, studying maps with Deke Slayton, and a telephone call; the MA-6 liftoff; and recovery by the USS Noa. In overall fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: #619 - Ended October 21, 2021