At the White House, LBJ and JFK watch liftoff of John Glenn aboard the Mercury capsule Friendship 7, February 20, 1962. He became the third American in space and the first to orbit Earth.

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The rapid advancement of technology freaks me the hell out and I’m only 30.

cheepcheepimasheep

I half expected to find Forrest Gump lurking in this pic.

PrinceCaspiansStar

I love how they had no better way to do this but getting all these people to gather around one little twenty inch TV. But what they’re viewing on it is a human getting blasted into space.

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Lebron’s been in the league so long he saw the third american man in space

hebbocrates

“What is this? A TV for ants?” “Sir, that movie won’t come out for another 39 years.”

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