Saturday, October 29, 2016

Astronaut John Glenn Returns to Space

John Glenn went back into space on October 29, 1998.
October 29, 1998
At the age of 77, John Glenn was the oldest human to ever travel in space. This of course was his second trip – almost 40 years after his first adventure. The 9-day trip began on this day in 1998 aboard the space shuttle Discovery. Before his time as an astronaut, Glenn flew about 150 combat missions during both World War II and the Korean War.