[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0167]

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Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Map indicates times the Mercury capsule carrying astronaut John Glenn Jr., passed over key tracking points on his first orbit around the earth today. The Atlas rocket lifted off the Cape Canaveral pade at 947am, EST, and completed the first circut of the globe at 1121am, EST."

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Creation Information

Associated Press February 20, 1962.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Oklahoma Historical Society

In 1893, members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association formed the Oklahoma Historical Society to keep a detailed record of Oklahoma history and preserve it for future generations. The Oklahoma History Center opened in 2005, and operates in Oklahoma City.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0167]
  • Added Title: Orbital Timetable

Description

Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Map indicates times the Mercury capsule carrying astronaut John Glenn Jr., passed over key tracking points on his first orbit around the earth today. The Atlas rocket lifted off the Cape Canaveral pade at 947am, EST, and completed the first circut of the globe at 1121am, EST."

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • February 20, 1962

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  • June 2, 2015, 7:10 a.m.

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  • Nov. 14, 2016, 12:03 p.m.

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Associated Press. [Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0167], photograph, February 20, 1962; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc554869/: accessed August 19, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.