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On this date…Second American in orbit

WATCH: Scott Carpenter launched atop an Atlas rocket to become the second American to orbit the Earth today in 1962, flying for 4 hours and 39 minutes aboard Aurora 7 while making three revolutions of the globe.

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On this date…Second American in orbit

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