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John Glenn, astronaut and senator

Michael D. Cole

John Glenn, astronaut and senator

by Michael D. Cole

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Hillside, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Glenn, John, 1921- -- Juvenile literature,
    • Glenn, John, 1921-,
    • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Legislators,
    • Astronauts

    • About the Edition

      Describes the life of Ohio senator John Glenn, from his childhood in small-town Ohio, through his days as an astronaut, to his present political career.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 101) and index.

      StatementMichael D. Cole.
      SeriesPeople to know
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE840.8.G54 C65 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1717710M
      ISBN 100894904132
      LC Control Number92020285
      OCLC/WorldCa26097402

        Her late husband of 73 years, John Glenn, was the first American to orbit the Earth, circling it three times in He was one of the famed Mercury Seven astronauts immortalized in Tom Wolfe's book "The Right Stuff," later made into a movie. John Glenn, who later served as a senator from Ohio, died in at age   Annie Glenn, who reluctantly entered the public eye as the wife of astronaut and senator John Glenn and later overcame a severe stuttering problem to .

        Twenty years ago this month and 36 years after that first flight, U.S. senator John Glenn once again donned a spacesuit and soared into orbit. As before, on Author: Alice George. Former U.S. Senator, astronaut and U.S. presidential candidate John Herschel Glenn, Jr. '43 was born on J , in Cambridge, Ohio, and moved with his family to nearby New Concord shortly before he started school. Glenn eventually enrolled at Muskingum, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and an honorary Doctorate of Science degree in Engineering.

      John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, in addition to a long career as a U.S. senator. President Barack Obama awards a Presidential Medal of Freedom to astronaut and former U.S. Senator John Glenn during a ceremony in the East Room of .


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