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Nation honored Ohio native John Glenn after his famous flight

BY: - February 25, 2021

John Glenn’s “biggest boosters” in his orbit of the Earth were not on his rocket, one newspaper reporter wrote, but those from his hometown of New Concord. It was 59 years ago this week that Glenn piloted the NASA spacecraft Friendship 7 and orbited the planet three times before safely returning to Earth. The historic […]