TV commercial for The Los Angeles Mentoring Partnership (2005)
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
3 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....
Appeared in uniform with ten year old singer and actor Eddie Hodges
as a contestant on a very popular Oct 4th 1957 episode of "Name That Tune" (1953) (TV series) after achieving international fame for setting the worlds record for the fastest trans-coastal flight in the USA. He and Hodges were teammates and split the grand prize of 25,000 dollars after successfully appearing on that much beloved ...