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Star Talk: Launched into history

John Glenn’s orbital flight nearing 50th anniversary

Sunday, January 29, 2012
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Fifty years ago, an Atlas rocket launched John Glenn into space, where he became the first American to orbit Earth and the third to travel into space. Splashdown took place in the Atlantic Ocean almost five hours after liftoff....

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