On May 17, 2006, PBS NewsHour science correspondent Miles O'Brien got the chance to fly with his boyhood hero, astronaut and pilot John Glenn, for a story he was working on about the future of aviation.
By News Desk
Former astronaut and senator John Glenn has died at age 95. In every chapter of his life, whether on Earth or above it, Glenn accumulated achievements -- serving as a Marine fighter pilot in two wars and later launching into…
By PBS NewsHour
John Glenn, NASA astronaut, U.S. Senator and the first American to orbit the planet, died Thursday. He was 95.
By Julia Griffin and Alexis Cox
Four astronauts were awarded the nation's highest civilian honor on Wednesday: the Congressional Gold Medal. Ray Suarez reports.
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