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Posted by Hannah on February 21, 2018
On February 20, 1962 John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. This spaceflight mission, conducted by NASA, was their first orbit with a human on board!
There have been many advances in the space industry since then, the latest being the launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket on February 6th by Elon Musk's aerospace company. The Tesla Roadster and its mannequin pilot Starman can actually be tracked through space! Now the only question is, where will the Roadster eventually end up? Only time will tell...
Now through February 28th, we are offering you a $10 discount on our Air & Space Travel Historic Newspaper Set when you enter code GLENN at checkout. These papers are packed with history and make a great gift!