Dinner Dance in Honor of John Herschel Glenn, Jr. and Friendship 7 Program

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Title

Dinner Dance in Honor of John Herschel Glenn, Jr. and Friendship 7 Program

Alternative Title

Dinner Dance in Honor of John Glenn and Friendship 7 Program

Subject

Cocoa (Fla.)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Astronauts--United States
Friendship 7 (Spacecraft)

Description

A program to a dinner dance in honor of John Glenn's (1921-) orbital flight on Friendship 7 (MA-6), which occurred on February 20, 1962. The dinner, was sponsored by the Launch Team (which was generally composed of National Aeronautics and Space Administration, General Dynamics, the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, and other contractor personnel) on April 23, 1962, at the Cocoa Armory, located at 308 North Fiske Boulevard in Cocoa, Florida. Signators include Freedom 7 astronaut Alan Shepard (1923-1998), the first American in space; Luge Luetjen; Manager for McDonnell Aircraft, Paul C. Donnelly (1923-2014), NASA Engineer, Manager, Spacecraft Test Conductor for Project Mercury; Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth; Aurora 7 astronaut Scott Carpenter (1925-2013), the second American to orbit the Earth; Mercury 7 astronaut Deke Slayton (1924-1993); Sigma 7 astronaut Wally Schirra (1923-2007), the hird American to orbit Earth ; B. G. MacNabb, the Site Manager for General Dynamics Astronautics; Annie Glenn (1920-), Glenn's wife; Faith 7 astronaut Gordon Cooper (1927-2004), the fourth American to orbit Earth; , T. J. O'Malley (1915-2009), Manager for Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS)'s Launch Complex 14 (LC-14) and Launch Conductor for General Dynamics Astronautics.

Source

Original 4-page program, 1962: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Date Created

ca. 1962-04-23

Contributor

Fowler, Calvin "Cal" D.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 4-page program, 1962.

Is Part Of

Dr. Calvin Fowler Collection, Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

97.5 KB

Medium

4-page program

Type

Text

Coverage

Cocoa Armory, Cocoa, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally owned by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"The Friendship 7 Mission: A Major Achievement and a Sign of More to Come." National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://history.nasa.gov/friendship7/.

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Original Format

4-page program

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