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Glenn, John

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGlenn, JohnJohn GlennGlenn, John /ɡlen/  (1921–) the first US astronaut to travel around the Earth in space, which he did in 1962. From 1974 to 1998 he was a member of the US Senate for the Democratic Party, representing the state of Ohio. In 1998, he again went into space, becoming the oldest man to do so.
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