R.I.P John Glenn.


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The last surviving member of NASA's original Mercury 7 astronauts, John Glenn has passed away aged 95.

The third American in space but the first to achieve orbital flight he later became a senator for his home state of Ohio.

He returned to space aged 77 to become the oldest man to do so when he flew on the Space Shuttle in the mid 90's.

A pioneer of space exploration.

Godspeed John Glenn.
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