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

John Glenn, born: July 1921 in Cambridge, OH is a former United States Marine Corps pilot, astronaut, and United States senator who was the first American to orbit the Earth and the third American in space.

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.

The autobiography of Mercury 7 Astronaut and Senator John Glenn. John Glenn A Memoir.

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

John Herschel Glenn passed away 8 Dec In his 1962 flight he was the first US astronaut to orbit the Earth and he returned to space in 1998 on a Space Shuttle flight.

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 H. Earned 5 Distinguished Flying Crosses, 6 Air Medals and the Congressional Space Medal of Honor. Senator (D-OH)

Astronaut John Glenn - first American to orbit the Earth

Astronaut John Glenn - first American to orbit the Earth laid to rest today April 6 2017 Arlington

John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (born July 18, 1921) is a former United States Marine Corps pilot, astronaut, and United States senator who was the first American to orbit the Earth and the third American in space.

American fighter pilot and astronaut, John Herschel Glenn was born

Former astronaut and retired Ohio Sen. John Glenn testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Science and Technology Committee hearing on NASA's past accomplishments, and future opportunities and challenges, marking 50th anniversary of NASA.

Former astronaut and retired Ohio Sen. John Glenn testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Science and Technology Committee hearing on NASA's past accomplishments, and future opportunities and challenges, marking anniversary of NASA.

This Monday will be the 50th anniversary of Astronaut John Glenn’s historic Friendship 7 flight.   On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American to complete orbital flight.  In this photo, President John F. Kennedy inspects the interior of the Friendship 7 Mercury Capsule with John Glenn while touring Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2/23/62.

On February John Glenn became the first American to complete orbital flight. In this photo, President John F. Kennedy inspects the interior of the Friendship 7 Mercury Capsule with John Glenn while touring Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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