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John Glenn (Astronaut) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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John Glenn
John Herschel Glenn Jr. is a pilot, engineer, astronaut, businessman, and politician in the United States Marine Corps. He was the third American in space and the first American to orbit the Earth, making three rounds in 1962. After retiring from NASA, he served from 1974 to 1999 as a Senator of the US Democratic Party from Ohio; in 1998, he flew again into space at the age of 77. Before joining NASA, Glenn was an outstanding fighter pilot during World War II, in China and South Korea. He shot down three MiG-15s and received six excellent Flying Crosses and eighteen aviation medals. In 1957, he made the first supersonic transcontinental flight across the United States. Its on-board camera captured the first continuous panoramic photo of the United States. He was part of Mercury Seven, a military test pilot chosen by NASA in 1959 as the country's first astronaut.
BornJohn Herschel Glenn Jr, July 18, 1921, Cambridge, Ohio, U.S.
DiedDecember 8, 2016, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Resting placeArlington National Cemetery
Political partyDemocratic
EducationMuskingum University (BS)
Civilian awardsCongressional Gold Medal, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Congressional Space Medal of Honor, NASA Distinguished Service Medal
Preceded byHoward Metzenbaum
Succeeded byGeorge Voinovich

About John Glenn

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Astronaut John Glenn was born on July 18, 1921 in Ohio, United States (He dies at the age of 95, on December 8, 2016).

Senator and astronaut who became the oldest person to go to space in 1998 after becoming the first American to orbit the Earth in 1962. Among his many honors, he received the Congressional Space Medal of Honor and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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John Glenn before becoming famous

John Glenn was born in the Zodiac sign Cancer (The Crab), and 1921 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Rooster (雞).

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, he dropped out of college to join the military.

Achievement of John Glenn

In 1990, he was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame as the third American to travel into space.

John Glenn's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

In 1943, he married Activist Annie Glenn. He and Annie had a son named John and a daughter named Carolyn.

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During the presidency of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, he enrolled in the military.

John Glenn Income & Net worth

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Latest information about John Glenn updated on March 24 2023.