Professor Porter told the crowd that a young John Glenn
, growing up in the Depression, "laid in his bed, looking at the sky and wondering if he could touch the stars.
Marine Lieutenant John Glenn
, 40, travelled about 81,000 miles as he circled the globe three times at more than 17,000 mph (27,000kph).
Back by popular demand was John Glenn
, another special favourite in the Ingram family home.
It was obvious to us, these kids had been well schooled in archery through the John Glenn
Archery Club, and each displayed excellent skills and determination on our short fish hunt.
At the age of 77, John Glenn
holds the distinction of being the world's oldest astronaut as well as the first American to orbit the Earth.
Prometheus Books (59 John Glenn
Drive, Amherst, NY 14228-2197).
A goofily odd statue of John Glenn
made Out of "memory ware" (found fragments of family china, parti-colored glass, etc.
has been selected dean of occupational technologies at the north campus of the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh.
Small business participation in NASA programs represents over 30% of its business portfolio and plays a critical role in key programs like the International Space Station, the Mars Pathfinder, QuikScat, and the John Glenn
launch, just to name a few," says Ralph C.
This would also explain the scientifically indefensible John Glenn
flight: It was meant to test-market the idea of launching geezers into space, where they will orbit peacefully for all of eternity, with no need for any Social Security checks.
OAP astronaut John Glenn
last night made the final preparations for his historic return to space and admitted he had never been "so excited" in his life.
Tile big difference: The 10-day space voyage will make John Glenn
, now 77, tile oldest human ever to travel in space.