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March 17, 1966: The Gemini Spacecraft, which was built by the St. Louis-based McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, orbited the Earth with Neil Armstrong and David Scott aboard.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.