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2012-02-28 05:19:34

NASA's Glenn Research Center will host an event on March 2 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of John Glenn's orbital flight, the first by an American.

2011-07-19 08:50:03

On Monday July 18, NASA commemorated the 90th birthday of astronaut John Glenn.

2011-07-18 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA commemorates the 90th( )birthday of astronaut John Glenn. The pioneering explorer was the first U.S.

2011-06-05 06:49:00

CLEVELAND, June 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Science Center celebrated John Glenn's legacy and his forthcoming 90th birthday during the Reach for the Stars Benefit Saturday, June 4.

2010-10-21 07:35:00

Although all five vehicles that have comprised NASA's space shuttle fleet are unmatched in achievements, space shuttle Discovery is unique among the extraordinary.

2009-03-25 08:07:39

NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski is leaving the agency to take a job in the private sector. Parazynski, a medical doctor, is a veteran of five space shuttle flights and seven spacewalks.

2009-03-24 14:59:39

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Latest STS-95 Reference Libraries

2012-05-12 09:27:49

Endeavor launched from Kennedy Space Center on September 7, 1995 at 11:09 AM EDT and landed at Kennedy on September 18 at 7:37 AM EDT. The shuttle orbited 171 times at an altitude of 190 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.4 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 20 hours, 28 minutes and 56 seconds. STS-69 marked the first time two different payloads were retrieved and deployed during the same mission. Also featured was a spacewalk to practice for...

2010-10-12 13:52:43

John Glenn is a former United States Marine Corps pilot, astronaut and United States senator who was the first American and third person to orbit the Earth. He was born as John Herschel Glenn, Jr. on July 18, 1921 in Cambridge, Ohio. Glenn met a girl named Anna Margaret Castor during his public schooling, and together they played in the school band. Glenn finished high school and studied chemistry at Muskingum College. He then went on to earn his private pilot's license in 1941. On April 6,...

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