John Glenn

John Glenn


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About John Herschel Glenn Jr.

Born: July 18, 1921
Star sign: Cancer
Height: 5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Source: IMDB

John Glenn was an Officer of United States Marines with the rank of Major before chosen to become part of the Mercury 7 program. He was awarded five Distinguished Flying Crosses. Made record setting Coast to Coast flights in the late 1950s. He named his spacecraft (capsule) Friendship 7 and it is on display at the Smithsonian Institute Air and Space...