This informative post will be posted on Saturday along with my usual writing. You are invited to participate with the opening question.
Brain Teaser Question
Rearranging the letters MEANYRG would give you the name of:
(A) an animal
(B) a state
(C) a city
(D) an ocean
(E) a country
(answer found at the end of this post)
On April 9, 1959, Americans met NASA’s original seven astronauts. Selected from a group of 32, all seven had served as military test pilots. They would take America’s fortunes forward with Project Mercury, the nation’s first attempts at manned space flight.
Here is a brief biographical sketch of each astronaut:
- Alan Shepherd (1923-1998), native of New Hampshire. On May 5, 1961, he became the first American astronaut to complete a sub-orbital flight.
- Virgil (Gus) Grissom (1926-1967), native of Indiana. On July 21, 1961, he completed…
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