Rocket Man: The Mercury Adventure of John Glenn

Rocket Man: The Mercury Adventure of John Glenn

Author - Ruth Ashby, Illustrator - Robert Hunt

Illustrator - Robert Hunt

Rocket Man: The Mercury Adventure of John Glenn
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On February 20, 1962, astronaut John Glenn blasted off in his rocket ship, Friendship 7, and became the first American to orbit the Earth.

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