John Glenn: from MiG Killer to Oldest Man in Space

Glenn requested that the artist who created the script for the “Friendship 7” space capsule’s logo be the one to paint it. Here, Cecelia Bibby of Chrysler Aerospace applies finishing touches atop the gantry at Cape Canaveral’s Launch Pad 14. Bibby also painted Scott Carpenter’s Aurora 7 and Wally Schirra’s Sigma 7 capsules.

Author: Chris Carter

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