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  • Vice President Joe Biden Delivers Remarks at Funeral for John Glenn
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    John Glenn Funeral Service

    A funeral service was held for John Glenn at Ohio State University’s Mershon Auditorium.. John Glenn, a decorated U.S. marine aviator and astronaut, was the first American to orbit the Earth and, much later in life, became the oldest…

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  • emThe John Glenn Storyem
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    The John Glenn Story

    On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. In a flight lasting just under five hours, he orbited the earth three times in a spacecraft named…

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  • John Glenns Friendship 7 Mercury Space Flight 1962
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    Friendship 7 Mercury Space Flight

    On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. He orbited the earth three times in a spacecraft named Friendship 7. The flight lasted just under…

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  • John Glenn Reflects on Orbital Flight
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    First Orbital Flight Anniversary

    John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962. On the 40th anniversary of his Mercury flight former Senator Glenn talked about his space flight and…

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  • Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Distinguished Astronauts
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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Distinguished Astronauts

    Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives held an event honoring former astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin with the Congressional Gold Medal,…

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  • 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Flight
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    40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Flight

    NASA commemorated the forty-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to send the first human being to the moon with the 3 astronauts of the Apollo 11. Crew members Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and…

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  • Space Shuttle Discovery Transfer Ceremony
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    Space Shuttle Discovery Transfer Ceremony

    After 39 missions, the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery was transferred to the Smithsonian and placed on permanent display. The National Air and Space Museum hosted a “Welcome Discovery”…

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  • Mercury Astronauts
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    Mercury Astronauts

    Former astronauts talked about the formation and development of the Mercury Space Program, the transformation of the space program since its inception, their personal experiences as space…

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  • Alan Shepard Memorial Service
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    Alan Shepard Memorial Service

    A video tribute to astronaut Alan Shepard was shown at his memorial service. Former NASA astronauts and others paid tribute to the accomplishments of Alan Shepard.

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  • emJohn Glenn  A Memoirem
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    John Glenn: A Memoir

    Scenes were shown of the former senator signing his autobiography, John Glenn: A Memoir, published by Bantam Doubleday Dell. The book examined Glenn’s childhood in Ohio, his pilot years in…

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  • John Glenn Homecoming
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    John Glenn Homecoming

    The speakers honored John Glenn. Former Senator Glenn talked about his voyage into outer space. After his prepared remarks he responded to questions from the audience.

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  • Return Ceremony for Shuttle Discovery Crew
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    Return Ceremony for Shuttle Discovery Crew

    Participants praised the Space Shuttle Discovery Crew for their mission which was considered a great success. The crew then commented on the mission and their feelings about the historic nature…

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  • Shuttle Discovery Crew News Conference
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    Shuttle Discovery Crew News Conference

    The crew of Discovery 7 talked with reporters about the mission experience after returning to Earth. Senator Glenn discussed his thoughts about the scientific and philosophical value of…

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  • Space Shuttle Discovery Crew Departure
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    Space Shuttle Discovery Crew Departure

    The Space Shuttle Discovery crew took their traditional walk around the shuttle following the mission. Senator Glenn appeared somewhat disoriented after the nine day mission.

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  • 40th Anniversary of NASA
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    40th Anniversary of NASA

    Walter Cronkite, who chronicled the accounts of the Apollo missions to the moon, presided over a ceremony to commemorate NASA’s 40th Anniversary. Participants marked the 40th anniversary of…

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  • Vice President Conv with Space Shuttle
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    Vice President Conv. with Space Shuttle

    The space shuttle crew talked with Vice President Gore and a group of school children at the Air and Space Museum. Senator Glenn discussed the mission and the medical research. The crew…

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  • Shuttle Discovery Crew News Conference
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    Shuttle Discovery Crew News Conference

    The crew of STS-95, the Space Shuttle Discovery, talked with reporters about the status of the mission. Senator Glenn discussed his experiences with the medical experiments and the…

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  • Space Shuttle News Conference
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    Space Shuttle News Conference

    Senator Glenn and Mr. Brown talked with reporters about the Discovery mission. They discussed the living conditions on the shuttle and the experiments that the astronauts conducted.

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  • Space Shuttle Crew News Conference
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    Space Shuttle Crew News Conference

    Members of the space shuttle Discovery crew discussed their procedures after the launch and the experiments that will be conducted during the mission.

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  • Space Shuttle Discovery Over Perth
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    Space Shuttle Discovery Over Perth

    Senator Glenn gave his regards to the citizens of Perth, Australia who turned on the lights in the city in honor of the shuttle mission. During the remarks still pictures were shown of the…

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