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; US senator from Ohio

Col. John Glenn: First American to Orbit the Earth; US senator from Ohio

Astronaut, John Glenn (Cambridge, OH) - First man to orbit the Earth, later became a US Senator

Astronaut, John Glenn (Cambridge, OH) - First man to orbit the Earth, later became a US Senator

John Glenn, official portrait, 1959.

John Glenn, official portrait, 1959.

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, 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.

O filme “Estrelas Além do Tempo” conta a história de três mulheres negras que foram o verdadeiro cérebro trás de um dos maiores feitos dos EUA: o lançamento do astronauta John Glenn (que faleceu nesta semana) em órbita ao redor da Terra e seu retorno em segurança em 1962. Foram elas: a matemática Katherine Johnson vivida por Taraji P. Henson e as amigas, a engenheira Mary Jackson, interpretada por Janelle Monae, e a matemática Dorothy Vaughan, que tem Octavia Spencer no papel. Acontecia o…

O filme “Estrelas Além do Tempo” conta a história de três mulheres negras que foram o verdadeiro cérebro trás de um dos maiores feitos dos EUA: o lançamento do astronauta John Glenn (que faleceu nesta semana) em órbita ao redor da Terra e seu retorno em segurança em 1962. Foram elas: a matemática Katherine Johnson vivida por Taraji P. Henson e as amigas, a engenheira Mary Jackson, interpretada por Janelle Monae, e a matemática Dorothy Vaughan, que tem Octavia Spencer no papel. Acontecia o…

[2.20.2012] - This day in history: John Glenn became the fifth person in space, the third American in space and the first American to orbit the Earth, aboard Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962, on the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission, circling the globe three times during a flight lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes, and 23 seconds.

[2.20.2012] - This day in history: John Glenn became the fifth person in space, the third American in space and the first American to orbit the Earth, aboard Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962, on the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission, circling the globe three times during a flight lasting 4 hours, 55 minutes, and 23 seconds.

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