This Day in Aviation History
I am going to let the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum stand in for me today.
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Today in 1928: Joseph Kittinger was born in Tampa, FL. More about his career and world record parachute jump in 1960: http://bit.ly/1nLl4IC
Image Caption and Credit: The Museum honored Joseph Kittinger with the National Air and Space Museum Trophy for lifetime achievement in 2008. Kittinger is pictured here (right) with Senior Curator in the Aeronautics Division Tom Crouch (left).