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The History of Apollo 13

On this day in 1970, approximately 205,000 miles from Earth, an explosion aboard Apollo 13 ruptured an oxygen tank in the service module. The resulting…

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The First American to Orbit the Earth

On this day in 1962, Col. John Glenn, USMC, becomes the first American to orbit the Earth. The Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) spacecraft, named Friendship 7,…

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Why JFK was Special

On this day in 1960, US Navy combat veteran John F. Kennedy becomes the youngest man and first Catholic ever to be elected president of…

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