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Remembering Three Earth Orbits

Space Travel
Author: Mark Dixon
Friday, February 21, 2014
8:11 am

Fifty two years ago yesterday, I was sitting in my aunt’s house in Salt Lake City, UT, while John Glenn was orbiting the earth in the Friendship 7 Mercury space capsule. What an exciting, pivotal accomplishment in the history of US space travel!  Thanks to NASA for providing the photo and nostalgic reminder.


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