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In this spellbinding account of an ancient yet stricken orbital undertaking, famous house historian Colin Burgess takes us again to an electrifying time in American historical past, whilst intrepid pioneers have been introduced atop notoriously unreliable rockets on the very sunrise of human area exploration.

A state proudly and jointly got here to a standstill at the day this project flew; an afternoon that would be ceaselessly enshrined in American spaceflight historical past. at the morning of February 20, 1962, following months of exasperating delays, a Marine Corps warfare hero and try pilot named John Glenn eventually blazed a course into orbit aboard a compact pill named Friendship 7.

The book’s tension-filled narrative faithfully unfolds via modern reviews and the non-public memories of astronaut John Glenn, in addition to these closest to the Friendship 7 story, revealing formerly unknown evidence at the back of one among America’s so much formidable and remarkable pioneering area missions.

Friendship 7.

The book’s tension-filled narrative faithfully unfolds via modern reviews and the non-public memories of astronaut John Glenn, in addition to these closest to the Friendship 7 story, revealing formerly unknown evidence in the back of one among America’s so much bold and remarkable pioneering house missions.

Friendship 7 story, revealing formerly unknown evidence at the back of one in every of America’s so much formidable and remarkable pioneering area missions.

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