On February 20, 1962, NASA astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth in his Mercury capsule Friendship 7.
WAIP has been offered at OSU for 19 years.
Senator John Glenn served Ohio for 25 years in the U.S. Senate
64 Ohio State students participated in WAIP in 2018.
Covers annual dues to be a Sustaining Member of the OSU Alumni Association
Senator Glenn returned to space on the space shuttle Discovery in '98 at the age of 77.
This month, on February 17th, Mrs. Glenn celebrated her 100th birthday!
John Glenn flew 149 missions in WWII and Korea
John Glenn's Friendship 7 was in flight for 4 hours and 56 minutes, or 296 total minutes.
Approximately 550 students have participated in the Washington Academic Internship Program (WAIP) since the program started 19 years ago.