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Response to Stinky The Clown (Original post)

Sun Feb 19, 2012, 11:14 PM

1. It was America's first orbital flight, but not THE first....

The Soviet Union achieved that with Yuri Gagarin in Vostok I--April 12, 1961, ten months ahead of Glenn's three-orbit flight.

But it was still cool to watch John Glenn go up. I was a four-year-old at the time, and I still remember it.

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