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20/02/1962 First American manned orbital flight

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Mission Profile - 1962-02-20 Mercury-Atlas 6

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Mercury Atlas 6 - First American in Orbit (Kerbal Space Program - RSS/RO)

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Voyage of Friendship 7

Former fighter pilot John Glenn became a fifth human and third American in space. He was the first American who orbited Earth. He completed three orbits. Re-entry was dramatic because of a faulty warming from the heat shield. Eventually, everything went well and Glenn splashed down in the North Atlantic Ocean.
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