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John Glenn


John Glenn was a Marine Corps fighter pilot before he became famous.
  made the first orbital rocket-powered flight by a U.S. astronaut in 1962 and subsequently served 24 years in the U.S. Senate (b. 1921)
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  • John Glenn was a Marine Corps fighter pilot before he became famous.
  • While my friends idolized John Glenn, Sandy Koufax, and Johnny Unitas, my own heroes were Hornbein and Unsoeld.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Senator John Glenn and Steven Spielberg got honorary degrees.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
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Associated words [difficulty]:   John Glenn [9] , Apollo 11 [7] , Apollo 13 [8] , Neil Armstrong [8] , Apollo 1 [9] , Skylab [9] , Neil Armstrong [8]
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