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John Glenn 50th Anniversary Retro

United States Senator John H. Glenn, Jr. (Democrat of Ohio), left, shakes hands with Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Director Roy Bridges shortly after Glenn's arrival at KSC's Shuttle Landing Facility on January 20, 1998 to tour KSC operational areas and to view the launch of STS-89 later this week.  Glenn, who made history in 1962 as the first American to orbit the Earth, completing three orbits in a five-hour flight aboard Friendship 7, will fly his second space mission aboard Space Shuttle Discovery this October. Glenn is retiring from the Senate at the end of this year and will be a payload specialist aboard STS-95..Credit: NASA via CNP
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United States Senator John H. Glenn, Jr. (Democrat of Ohio), left, shakes hands with Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Director Roy Bridges shortly after Glenn's arrival at KSC's Shuttle Landing Facility on January 20, 1998 to tour KSC operational areas and to view the launch of STS-89 later this week. Glenn, who made history in 1962 as the first American to orbit the Earth, completing three orbits in a five-hour flight aboard Friendship 7, will fly his second space mission aboard Space Shuttle...
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From gallery: John Glenn 50th Anniversary Retro
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 20 Jan 1998
Location: Cape Canaveral Florida United States of America
Credit: NASA via CNP
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