Image of the launch of Friendship 7, the Mercury-Atlas rocket which sent John Glenn to be the first American to orbit the Earth, on 1962 February 20. NASA, America's civilian space agency, marks its 60th anniversary on October 1 of this year. (Image Source: NASA)
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