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2013-Feb-20, 07:40 PM
We’ll be the first to admit that the 1983 movie*The Right Stuff*takes artistic license when it talks about the Mercury program and other events. It exaggerates problems between the astronauts, portrays the journalists as unthinking buffoons and misrepresents historical events such as breaking the speed of sound. Late in the three-hour film, the movie turns [...]

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2013-Feb-20, 08:05 PM
It looks like the article only disagrees with the movie's portrayal when it shows Glenn confused about why he has to return after three orbits, and his humming during the return. Is that it?