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Washington Academic Internship Program

$25,468
101%
Raised toward our $25,000 Goal
205 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on February 28, at 11:59 PM EST
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$7

Friendship 7

On February 20, 1962, NASA astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth in his Mercury capsule Friendship 7.

$25

Years Served by Senator Glenn

Senator John Glenn served Ohio for 25 years in the U.S. Senate.

$75

Sustaining Member

Covers annual dues to be a Sustaining Member of The Ohio State University Alumni Association

$98

Year Sen. Glenn back to space

Senator Glenn returned to space on the space shuttle Discovery in '98 at the age of 77.

$296

Minutes of Friendship 7 flight

John Glenn's Friendship 7 was in flight for 4 hours and 56 minutes, or 296 total minutes.

$935

# of WAIP alumni

Approximately 935 students have participated in the Washington Academic Internship Program (WAIP) since the program started 21 years ago.

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