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Lt. Col Ed White Walking in Space

On this day in 1965, Lt. Col. Ed White becomes the first American to make a walk in space as a principal operation of the…

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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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