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 17 years.
Senator John Glenn served Ohio for 25 years in the U.S. Senate
50 Ohio State students participated in WAIP in 2016.
Senator Glenn returned to space on the space shuttle Discovery in '98 at the age of 77.