John Glenn and Friendship 7 – Original Painting by Keith Ferris
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18″ x 24″
Oil on panel
John Glenn in “Friendship 7” was the first American to orbit the earth.
America’s first man to orbit earth was, then Lt. Colonel (later Senator) John H. Glenn who completed a three orbit flight in the Project Mercury space capsule “Friendship 7” on February 20,1962. The purpose of the flight was to prove the importance of including man’s flying and judgement skills in future space exploration. *