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John Glenn, US Marines WWII, Korea, NASA Astronaut, US Senator/.....He served his country in the place they were needed.

John Glenn, US Marines WWII, Korea, NASA Astronaut, US Senator/.....He served his country in the place they were needed.

Col. John Glenn: First American to Orbit the Earth: 50 Years Ago Today

John Glenn, falleció a los 95 años, un hombre cuya hazaña se conocer por ser el primer astronauta que en febrero de 1962 orbitó el planeta tierra. Desde entonces se convirtió en un referente para...

Col. John H. Glenn, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps 1941-65 WW II, Korean War. Corsair Fighter Pilot. Astronaught. Earned five Distinguished Flying Crosses, six Air Medals, and Congressional Space Medal of Honor. U.S. Senator (D-OH) 1974-99.

Col. John H. Glenn, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps 1941-65 WW II, Korean War. Corsair Fighter Pilot. Astronaught. Earned five Distinguished Flying Crosses, six Air Medals, and Congressional Space Medal of Honor. U.S. Senator (D-OH) 1974-99.

John Glenn July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016 - One of the original “Magnificent Seven” astronauts in NASA’s Mercury program, John Glenn captured the nation’s attention in 1962 when he first circumnavigated the globe and returned as a hero who had scaled heights no American had reached before.

John Glenn July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016 - One of the original “Magnificent Seven” astronauts in NASA’s Mercury program, John Glenn captured the nation’s attention in 1962 when he first circumnavigated the globe and returned as a hero who had scaled heights no American had reached before.

John Glenn, Project Mercury astronaut, 1959, also first American to orbit the earth 50 years ago today

John Herschel Glenn fue un astronauta, piloto militar y político estadounidense. Fue el tercer estadounidense en volar al espacio tras Alan Shepard y Gus Grissom, y el primero en orbitar sobre la Tierra, en en tres ocasiones.

John Glenn, official portrait, 1959.

John Glenn, official portrait, 1959.

John Glenn, the former astronaut and US senator from Ohio, <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/08/health/john-glenn-dead/index.html">died Thursday, December 8</a>, according to Ohio State University. He was 95. Glenn became the <a href="http://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2012/02/17/natpkg-john-glenn-orbits-earth.nasa-universal-newsreel" target="_blank">first American to orbit the Earth</a> in 1962.

John Glenn, famed astronaut, senator dies at 95

John Glenn, the former astronaut and US senator from Ohio, <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/08/health/john-glenn-dead/index.html">died Thursday, December 8</a>, according to Ohio State University. He was 95. Glenn became the <a href="http://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2012/02/17/natpkg-john-glenn-orbits-earth.nasa-universal-newsreel" target="_blank">first American to orbit the Earth</a> in 1962.

Mathematician Katherine Johnson, along with Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Johnson, were the brains that sent astronaut John Glenn into orbit and back safely.

Mathematician Katherine Johnson, along with Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Johnson, were the brains that sent astronaut John Glenn into orbit and back safely.

Sen. John Glenn speaks to guests at NASA's Future Forum at Ohio State University on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. Today marks the 50th anniversary of Glenn's historic flight. Glenn was the first American to orbit Earth.

Sen. John Glenn speaks to guests at NASA's Future Forum at Ohio State University on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. Today marks the 50th anniversary of Glenn's historic flight. Glenn was the first American to orbit Earth.

In the launch pad's White Room, STS-95 Payload Specialist John H. Glenn Jr., U.S. Senator from Ohio, has his flight suit checked by closeout crew members before climbing into space shuttle Discovery for his second flight into space, which came 36 years after his Mercury launch. Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth. The image was taken Oct. 29, 1998.

In the launch pad's White Room, STS-95 Payload Specialist John H. Glenn Jr., U.S. Senator from Ohio, has his flight suit checked by closeout crew members before climbing into space shuttle Discovery for his second flight into space, which came 36 years after his Mercury launch. Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth. The image was taken Oct. 29, 1998.

Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. dons his silver Mercury pressure suit in preparation for launch. On February 20, 1962 Glenn lifted off into space aboard his Mercury Atlas (MA-6) rocket and became the first American to orbit the Earth. After orbiting the Earth 3 times, Friendship 7 landed in the Atlantic Ocean 4 hours, 55 minutes and 23 seconds later, just East of Grand Turk Island in the Bahamas. Glenn and his capsule were recovered by the Navy Destroyer Noa, 21 minutes after splashdown.

Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. dons his silver Mercury pressure suit in preparation for launch. On February 20, 1962 Glenn lifted off into space aboard his Mercury Atlas (MA-6) rocket and became the first American to orbit the Earth. After orbiting the Earth 3 times, Friendship 7 landed in the Atlantic Ocean 4 hours, 55 minutes and 23 seconds later, just East of Grand Turk Island in the Bahamas. Glenn and his capsule were recovered by the Navy Destroyer Noa, 21 minutes after splashdown.

TIME Magazine from March 2, 1962 with John Glenn on the cover by CnWsTexasTreasures on Etsy

TIME Magazine from March 2, 1962 with John Glenn on the cover by CnWsTexasTreasures on Etsy

John Glenn, former Marine Corps pilot, astronaut and U.S. Senator, left, receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The Medal of Freedom is the nation's highest civilian honor. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images "R.I.P. 12/8/16"

John Glenn, famed astronaut, senator dies at 95

John Glenn, former Marine Corps pilot, astronaut and U.S. Senator, left, receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. The Medal of Freedom is the nation's highest civilian honor. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images "R.I.P. 12/8/16"

STS-95 crewmember, astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn. Glenn was the first half American to orbit the earth and returned to space in 1998 aboard a Space Shuttle flight. RIP 12-8-16

STS-95 crewmember, astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn. Glenn was the first half American to orbit the earth and returned to space in 1998 aboard a Space Shuttle flight. RIP 12-8-16

John Glenn FFA - FFA Chapter Tribute - This Week in Agribusiness on this episode of National FFA Organization #FFAproud #Education

John Glenn FFA - FFA Chapter Tribute - This Week in Agribusiness on this episode of National FFA Organization #FFAproud #Education

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