John Glenn Turns 90 - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

John Glenn Turns 90

(CNN)--NASA is commemorating the 90th birthday of former astronaut John Glenn.

Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth in 19-62.

The former lawmaker was also the oldest person to fly to space.

He rode on the space shuttle Discovery in 19-98.

Glenn was elected in Ohio to the U-S Senate in 19-64 and retired from the Senate in January of 19-99.

Powered by Frankly