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Glenn

(glĕn), John Herschel, Jr. 1921-2016.
American astronaut and politician. On February 20, 1962, aboard Friendship 7, he became the first American to orbit the earth. He served as US senator from Ohio for four consecutive terms (1974-1998). In 1998 he became the oldest person to participate in a space flight mission as a crew member of the space shuttle Discovery.

Glenn

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(Biography) John. born 1921, US astronaut and politician. The first American to orbit the earth (Feb, 1962), he later became a senator (1975–99) and in 1998 returned to space at the age of 77

Glenn

(glɛn)

n.
John (Herschel), born 1921, U.S. astronaut and senator: first U.S. orbital spaceflight 1962.
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Noun1.Glenn - made the first orbital rocket-powered flight by a United States astronaut in 1962Glenn - made the first orbital rocket-powered flight by a United States astronaut in 1962; later in United States Senate (1921-)
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because that's the start of the Cadres meetings," says Granderson Glenn II, owner of the gallery/cafe at 221 West Burgess Street, which specializes in literature and artworks by African Americans and Africans.
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