American astronaut, Colonel John Glenn talks about the space race while on a visit to Limerick.
- Title Astronaut John Glenn in Limerick
- 1st Broadcast 07/04/1968
- Clip Duration 00:01:44
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Astronaut Colonel John Glenn
- Extended description
Colonel John Glenn, U.S. astronaut, and his wife were on a private three-day visit to Ireland in 1967. While in Limerick, John Glenn, who was the first American to orbit the earth, talks to RTÉ about the space race and the possible role for small countries in future space exploration.
A RTÉ News interview with American astronaut Colonel John Glenn broadcast 7 April 1968.
- Local keywords Astronauts, Space Exploration, Space, USA, America, United States of America, Space Race, Russia, Transport, Science, Technology
- Geographical coverage Limerick, Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- First broadcast channel Telefís Éireann
- Production year 1968
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N285/0067C
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Black and White
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
- Original language English (eng)
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