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50th Anniversary Of First American To Orbit Earth
2012-02-18 06:40:32

On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth aboard Friendship 7. Now, 50 years later, we look back at that moment with admiration at what roads that mission was able to pave for our nation.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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