John Glenn returns to space aboard space shuttle Discovery
John Glenn returns to space aboard space shuttle Discovery
KSC62022002 - 23 OCTOBER 1998 - CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA, USA: A 1966 photo of astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. before his Mercury-Atlas 6 lifts off from Cape Canaveral, February 20, 1966, in what would be the first American manned orbital space flight. Glenn, a Democratic Senator from Ohio, returns to space October 29, 1998, aboard the space shuttle Discovery to participate in experiments on aging. Glenn is 77-years-old. iw/ho/NASA UPI
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