Atlas: The Little Rocket That Still Can

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In 1962, John Glenn went into orbit on an Atlas rocket, and thus began a family of rockets that lasted for 60 years!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWD-nx9gA0o&t=1s&ab_channel=NASAJetPropulsionLaboratory
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