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John Glenn - Wikipedia
Colonel John Herschel Glenn Jr. (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016) was a United States Marine Corps aviator, engineer, astronaut, businessman, and politician.He was the first American to orbit the Earth, circling it three times in 1962. Following his retirement from NASA, he served from 1974 to 1999 as a Democratic United States Senator from Ohio. ...
Profile of John Glenn | NASA
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John Glenn - Military Leader, U.S. Senator, Astronaut ...
Famed American astronaut and politician John Glenn Jr., who made history in 1962 as the first American to orbit Earth, was born in Cambridge, Ohio on July 18, 1921 to John and Clara Glenn.
Who Was John Glenn? | NASA
John Glenn was the first NASA astronaut to orbit Earth.
John Glenn: 1st American to Orbit Earth, Oldest Man in Space
The first American to orbit the Earth, John Glenn made history again when, at the age of 77, he became the oldest person to travel in space. But before he was nationally recognized as a hero, he ...
Astronaut Bio: John Glenn, Jr. 1/99
John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (Colonel, USMC, Ret.) NASA Astronaut (former) PERSONAL DATA: Born July 18, 1921 in Cambridge, Ohio. Married to the former Anna Margaret Castor of New Concord, Ohio.
John Glenn, American hero, aviation icon and former U.S ...
“John Glenn is, and always will be, Ohio’s ultimate hometown hero, and his passing today is an occasion for all of us to grieve," said Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich.