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NBAA marks passing of astronaut, aviation champion John Glenn
Washington, Usa - At age 95
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen reflected on the loss of former astronaut and US Sen. John Glenn, who passed away Dec. 8 in his home state of Ohio at age 95. He was the first American to orbit the Earth and later, the oldest astronaut to orbit the planet. In 1962, he rocketed into space aboard a tiny Mercury capsule named Friendship 7, orbiting the planet three...
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