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NASA Events and Future Forum Mark 50 Years of Americans in Orbit

February 16, 2012 Leave a comment

Feb. 20 marks the 50th anniversary of the day in 1962 when U.S. Sen. John Glenn piloted his Friendship 7 spacecraft on the first U.S. orbital flight. In the next two weeks, NASA Television will broadcast a series of live events and special programming to commemorate 50 years of Americans in orbit, including the premiere of a new documentary and special interactive online features.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2012/feb/HQ_M12-029_John_Glenn_TV.html

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