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John Glenn

John Glenn

  • Status: Deceased
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 07/18/1921
  • Date of Death: 12/08/2016
  • First Flight: 02/20/1962
  • Last Flight: 10/29/1998


John Glenn, a American astronaut affiliated with the government agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration, embarked on 2 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Colonel John Herschel Glenn Jr. was a United States Marine Corps aviator, engineer, astronaut, businessman, and politician. He was the first American to orbit the Earth, circling it three times in 1962. Following his retirement from NASA, he served from 1974 to 1999 as a Democratic United States Senator from Ohio.

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