John Glenn's Launch On Thursday

NPR's Richard Harris reports on the attention focused on Thursday's space shuttle launch, which will make Senator John Glenn the world's oldest astronaut. NASA has issued media credentials to over three-thousand journalists...including seven hundred camera crews who will film the lift-off. The agency's public relations department is working overtime to ensure the mission receives the best possible coverage.

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