‘GODSPEED JOHN GLENN’

Today at 9.37AM marks the 50th anniversary of the historic flight into space by astronaut and fellow Ohioan, John Glenn.  Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth, 3 times to be exact, before re-entering the earths atmosphere and splashing down in the Atlantic.  While the total ride only lasted a short 4 hours and 57 minutes, it made a statement to the world that the United States was a leader in space exploration.

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