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the right stuff

We were watching The Right Stuff tonight, and one thing the film gets right is the amount of love and hysteria that surrounded the astronauts in those days. As evidence I offer the above 7" record, a copy of which my grandmother had when I was a kid, and which I loved to listen to over and over. It consists mainly of conversations between John Glenn and "Mission Control" as he orbited around the Earth. These conversations, largely unintelligible, fascinated me. I have no idea why, nor can I really remember anymore what I liked about them. I only know that I played that record many times back in the day.

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