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1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
2 Portrayals |
7 Articles |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
Maj. John H. Glenn Jr. | Sen. John Glenn Jr. | Colonel John Glenn | Lt. Col. John Glenn | Sen. John Glenn | Senator John Glenn
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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[on his historic flight orbiting the earth] The engines started.I could feel them light off as the capsule vibrated from their ignition. And I could hear the roar. While the engines built to their proper thrust, the booster remained on the pad, and then the big hold-down clamps dropped away and I could feel us go. I had always thought that it would seem slow, even smooth, like an elevator rising....
Oldest person to fly in space at age 77 (member of space shuttle shuttle crew, 29 October 1998 - 7 November 1998).