[FPSPACE] Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95

Chris Jones clj at panix.com
Sat Dec 10 11:19:50 EST 2016


On 12/08/16 4:35 PM, David R. Woods wrote:
> John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit
> the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long
> career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the
> original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95.

In addition to being the the last survivor of the original 7 astronauts,
he was the last human alive who had made a space flight in 1962.
Bykovsky and Tereshkova still survive from those who made Vostok flights.


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