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John Glenn's historic space flight (1962)

On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American to orbit Earth during a flight on Mercury Friendship 7 that lasted just under 5 hours.

John Glenn's historic space flight (1962)

On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American to orbit Earth during a flight on Mercury Friendship 7 that lasted just under 5 hours.