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[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0170]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Heralding flight by atronaut was Capitol Hill Baptist Church, where this sign was put up as soon as Lt. Col. John Glenn was orbited. Staff members explained that the intent of the big sign, put up by youth director Frank Minton, was to show that Glenn's orbital adventure would have been impossible without God's laws of nature governing space and the atmosphere."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Matheson, Mandell
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0178]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Remarkable view of the curvature of the earth was made by astronaut John Glenn Jr., with a hand held camera. His capsule was zooming 17,000 mph at the time. The pciture from a color negative film shows scattered cloud cover over an unidentified area."
Date: February 21, 1962
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0155]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Astronaut John Glenn is shown after he climbed into the Mercury capsule today atop the Atlas rocket at the Cape Canaveral missle test center."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0156]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Flaming ride into space, astronaut John Glenn rides spaceward inside his Mercury capsule atop Atlas from launch pad at Cape Canaveral missle test center today."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0157]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Navy men from the destroyer Noa Vork at the opening at top of capsule as it is swung aboard following oribital flight from Cape Canaveral today. Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. is still in the capsuale as they attempt to lift main chute cannister from escape hatch of spacecraft."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0158]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Astronaut Alan Shepard stnad at right with his hand on the mercury capsule in which John Glenn orbited the earth three times yesterday after it was returned today to the Cape Canaveral missle test center from where it was launched. Other test center workers stand about as the capsule rests on platform."
Date: February 21, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0159]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Atronaut John Glenn checks his space capsul aboard the Destroyer NOA yesterday after his three orbit flight around the earth. A technician inside the capsule pokes his hands through the escape hatch through which Glenn emerged from his space vehicle."
Date: February 21, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0160]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Atlas rocket with Mercury capsule containing John Glenn roars skyward from the launch site at Cape Canaveral today. This picture is looking toward the south along row of gatrys. Picture was made with a motorized Leica and 200mm Telyt lens by Tom O'Halloran of U.S.News & World Report, acting as a member of the NASA pciture pool."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0161]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "capsual containing Astronaut John Glenn bobs in Atlantic Ocean some 700 miles southeast of Cape Canaveral missle center after successfully completing three orbit flight around the earth."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0181]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Up Up Up John Glenn Jr., went, boyed by the hopes of millions, and it was soon apparent that the mission would be a success."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0162]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Astronaut Alan Shepard, the first tomake a flight in a Mercury capsule, smiles as he and Project Mercury Director Robert Gilruth, left, look over the Mercury capsule today in which John Glenn orbited the earth three times yesterday. The capsule was returned to the Cape Canaveral missle test center today."
Date: February 21, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0163]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This picture of astronaut John Glenn was made at 11:11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, on Tuesday, Feb 20, during his orbital space flight from Cape Canaveral With his lips parted and his eyes closed Glenn shows some of the strain and tension which was imposed on him by the physical, mental and nervous stress of flight."
Date: February 22, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0164]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Automatic caqmera in John Glenn's capsule caught the astronaut with eyes closed as his orbital flight neared its end Tudsday. This pciture was recorded about the time Glenn prepared to reenter the earth's atmosphere, less than an hour before he landed in the Atlantic."
Date: February 22, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0165]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Austonaut John Glenn steps on ladder up to transfer van for the ride to launch pad at Cape canaveral today. Special plastic overings protect Glenn's shows as he walks to the van. They'll be removed before he climbs into Mercury capsule. He also carries porable air conditioner attached o his suit by hose ganing at left."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0166]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Astronaut John Glenn sits on stoll aboard destroyer Noa after his recovery today. Some of the sensory pads are still connected to Glenn after his silver space suit and thermal under garments have been removed."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0167]

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."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0168]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Astronaut Joh Glenn Jr. points out for President Kennedy, left, the launch complex at cape Canaveral, Fla. today where he was lofted into orbit. Seated right is Maj. Gen. Leighton Davis, commander of the Air Force Missle Test Center."
Date: February 23, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0169]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Map locates approximate spot in Atlantic, 166 miles die east of Grand Turk Island in the Bahamas, where astronaut Joh H. Glenn Jr. landed after rocketing around world three times today. After recovery, Glenn was flown to Grand Turk for Cape Canaveral, Fla., where Glenn was launched on orbital flight."
Date: February 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0171]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This is a view of the retro rocket package of the Mercury capsule in which Atronaut John John Glenn will ride in orbit around the earth. The stripes are painted onto the package. When fired, the three rockets slow the capsule down from its orbital speed to permit re-entry."
Date: January 20, 1962
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society