John Glenn

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John Glenn’s 1962 orbit aboard Friendship 7 Astronaut John Glenn on board a ship after his successful space flight in the Mercury space capsule Friendship 7 – he has to have been the sexiest man alive in the early Astronauts In Space, Nasa Astronauts, Cosmos, Astronomy Facts, Project Mercury, John Glenn, Nasa Missions, Famous Pictures, Nasa History

John Glenn’s 1962 orbit aboard Friendship 7

Feb. 20 marks the 50th anniversary of his historic flight.

John H. Circling Earth, 5 times in less than 5 hours by NASA Apollo Space Program, Nasa Space Program, Cosmos, In The Year 2525, Project Mercury, Space Projects, Astronauts In Space, Space Race, Lost In Space

John H. Glenn, Jr. Circling Earth, 5 by Nasa

John H. Glenn, Jr. Circling Earth, 5 Photograph by Nasa

Life Magazine March 1962 : Cover - a very young John Glenn back from space. News Magazines, Vintage Magazines, Vintage Ads, Vintage Stuff, Look Magazine, Time Magazine, Magazine Covers, Project Mercury, Young John

Original, vintage back issues for sale from 1936 to 2000

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John Glenn and his wife Annie in front of their house in Ohio, photo Robert Phillips / courtesy Everett Collection Astronauts In Space, Nasa Astronauts, John Glenn Astronaut, Robert Phillips, Project Mercury, Cult Of Personality, Hometown Heroes, Space Program, 1 John

John Glenn And His Wife Annie In Front by Everett

John Glenn And His Wife Annie In Front Photograph by Everett

1959 – Left to right: John H. Glenn, Jr., Virgil J. Grissom, Alan B. Shepard, Jr., and Malcolm S. Carpenter. They are looking during indication of capsule. Gus Grissom, Project Mercury, John Glenn, Nasa Missions, Nasa History, Risky Business, Astronauts In Space, Space Program, Space Travel

1959 – Left to right: John H. Glenn, Jr., Virgil J. Grissom, Alan B. Shepard, Jr., and Malcolm S. Carpenter. They are looking during indication of capsule.

John Glenn poses with his family in front of the Crusader he flew in Project Bullet, his record breaking transcontinental flight, U. Space Astronauts, Nasa Astronauts, Apollo Rocket, Project Mercury, John Glenn, Space Launch, Nasa History, Space Cowboys, Space Rocket

John Glenn with his family in front of the F8U Crusader, 1957

John Glenn poses with his family in front of the F8U Crusader he flew in Project Bullet, his record breaking transcontinental flight, 1957.;Credit: U.S. Navy.

John Glenn at El Toro 1962 with Lt. __ (PINNER, Teri Koehler commented: "That is my dad, Lt. John Terry Cline (Retired) with John Glenn. Orange County California, Vintage California, Mexican American War, Native American, American Soldiers, American Civil War, Usmc, Marines, Veterans Cemetery

John Glenn at El Toro 1962 with Lt. Col. John Terry Cline. __ (PINNER, Teri Koehler commented: "That is my dad, Lt. Col. John Terry Cline (Retired) with John Glenn."

Portrait of John Glenn dressed in flight gear, taken during his flight training in World War II, circa Credit: John Glenn Archives, The Ohio State University Movies In London, Sister Carrie, Nascar Racing, Nascar Sprint, Sprint Cup, Auto Racing, John Glenn, The Marshall, Pearl Harbor Attack

JOHN GLENN - NAVY - TEST PILOT, ASTRONAUT, POLITICIAN - When the attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States into World War II, he left college to enlist in the U.S. Army Air Corps; however, the Army did not call him up, and in March 1942 he enlisted as a United States Navy aviation cadet. He trained at Naval Air Station Olathe, Kansas,

Astronaut John Glenn sledding with his family (and their dog). Project Mercury, Family Pictures, Couple Photos, John Glenn, Hometown Heroes, Nasa History, History Of Photography, Astronauts, Sled

The Passion of Former Days

Connecting to the people of the past through pictures

Annie Glenn, disability advocate and adjunct professor, and wife of astronaut, senator, and patriot John Glenn. Real Wife, Project Mercury, John Glenn, Hometown Heroes, Astronauts, Disability, Role Models, Nasa, Professor

Annie Glenn, wife of astronaut, senator, and patriot John Glenn.

John Glenn, standing next to his Friendship 7 capsule in which he made his historic orbital flight, meets with President John F. Glenn stands next to her husband. Mercury Seven, Project Mercury, John Glenn, Nasa Missions, Nasa Images, Nasa History, Service Awards, Astronauts In Space, Space Race

Mercury Friendship 7 - John Glenn - A National Hero

John Glenn, one of the “Mercury Seven” astronauts, was the fifth human to fly in space. Glenn returned to a hero’s welcome, including parades in Cape Canaveral, Florida; Washington, D.C.; and New York City. His flight meant that the United States could finally compete with Soviet successes in the Cold War space race.

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Celebrating John Glenn

A banquet held on February 20, 2012, in the Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom at the Ohio Union will gather nationally recognized keynote speakers, prominent corporate and community leaders and policy makers, members of the Ohio State community, and Senator Glenn and his family.