Mission Control

Celebrating NASA and Space Explorers everywhere.

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About the Music on Mission Control:

Celebrate Space! A mix of ambient and experimental music mixed with the historical sounds of the space program.

RIP: John Glenn, first American to orbit the Earth.

John Glenn Memorial

John Glenn photo

Now featuring Historic Mercury project: Friendship 7. On February 20, 1962, John H. Glenn, Jr., became the first American to orbit Earth. An Atlas launch vehicle propelled a Mercury spacecraft into Earth orbit and enabled Glenn to circle Earth three times. The flight lasted a total of 4 hours, 55 minutes, and 23 seconds before the Friendship 7 spacecraft splashed down in the ocean.

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