'In Silent Awe': America’s Day-Long Record Holders

With the Stratolab gondola and balloon clearly visible on its deck, the U.S.S. Antietam prepares for the record-setting mission of Malcolm Ross and Vic Prather, 52 years ago today. Photo Credit: U.S. Navy

Fifty-two years ago this week, Alan Shepard made history as America’s first man in space. Atop a modified Redstone missile […]