On February 20, 1962, NASA astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth in his Mercury capsule Friendship 7.
Senator John Glenn served Ohio for 25 years in the U.S. Senate.
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Senator Glenn returned to space on the space shuttle Discovery in '98 at the age of 77.
John Glenn's Friendship 7 was in flight for 4 hours and 56 minutes, or 296 total minutes.
Approximately 935 students have participated in the Washington Academic Internship Program (WAIP) since the program started 21 years ago.