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    Friendship 7

    This NASA film details the February 20, 1962, Mercury “Friendship 7” mission, during which John Glenn became the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the earth.

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    National Air and Space Museum 40th Anniversary Event

    The National Air and Space Museum marked its 40th anniversary. The event included remarks by Museum director General J.R. “Jack” Dailey and others.

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    Open Phones with Valerie Neal

    Valerie Neal, chair of the National Air and Space Museum’s Space History Department, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Space Exploration From the Moon to Mars

    Valerie Neal gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. She showed artifacts that tell the story of space exploration from…

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    Open Phones with Jeremy Kinney

    Jeremy Kinney, curator at the National Air and Space Museum, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Open Phones with General J.R. "Jack" Dailey

    General J.R. “Jack” Dailey, director of the National Air and Space Museum, talked about the 40th anniversary of the museum and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    John Glenn Funeral Service

    A funeral service was held for John Glenn at Ohio State University’s Mershon Auditorium.. John Glenn, a decorated U.S. marine aviator and astronaut, was the first American to orbit the Earth and, much later in life, became the oldest…

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    Welcome to the Universe

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott talked about their book Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour, in which they answer many of the questions of the…

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    How to Make a Spaceship

    Julian Guthrie talked about her book How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight, in which she reports on SpaceShipOne, the first…

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    John Glenn Funeral Service Prelude

    A funeral service was held for John Glenn at Ohio State University’s Mershon Auditorium.. John Glenn, a decorated U.S. marine aviator and astronaut, was the first American to orbit the Earth and, much later in…

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    The John Glenn Story

    On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. In a flight lasting just under five hours, he orbited the earth three times in a spacecraft named…

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    Friendship 7 Mercury Space Flight

    On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. He orbited the earth three times in a spacecraft named Friendship 7. The flight lasted just under…

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    First Orbital Flight Anniversary

    John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962. On the 40th anniversary of his Mercury flight former Senator Glenn talked about his space flight and…

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    Senators Portman and Carper on the Death of Senator John Glenn

    Senators Portman (R-OH) and Carper (D-DE) paid tribute to former Senator John Glenn (D-OH), who died earlier that same day at the age of 95.

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    Senator Brown on Death of Senator John Glenn

    Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) paid tribute to former Senator John Glenn (D-OH), who died earlier that same day at the age of 95.

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    Senators Nelson and Leahy on the Death of Senator John Glenn

    Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) paid tribute to former Senator John Glenn (D-OH), who died earlier that same day at the age of 95.

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    President-Elect Donald Trump Remarks in Columbus, Ohio

    President-elect Donald Trump spoke briefly to reporters in Columbus, Ohio, following his meeting with the victims and families involved in the November 28, 2016, Ohio State University…

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    Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

    Professor Janna Levin talked about her book Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space, in which she recounts the project to record the gravitational waves created from colliding…

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    International Space Sustainability

    Officials from the United Nations discussed the process for developing rules, guidelines, and sustainable goals among countries for the long-term peaceful use of outer space. In June 2016, a U.N. committee issued the…

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    International Space Cooperation

    A panel of international space policy analysts discussed their countries' efforts to implement guidelines for the long-term sustainability and cooperation of outer space activities. They discussed areas such as space…

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