By Earnest Jones   |  12-09-2016   News
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The first U.S. astronaut to orbit earth as a pioneer has been hailed by the Aeronautics, military, and cultural leaders. John Glenn conquered space at a time when science had little information regarding the effects of space on the body.

Many were shocked by the sudden departure of the former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn at the age of 95. However, those who knew Glenn had lots of wonderful sentiments to share about the amazing former Congressional representative from Ohio; many admired him for his outstanding courage.

Michael Drake who is the president of the Ohio State University said that Glenn was an Ohio consummate public servant and a true American hero; he served in the senate for 24 years from 1975 to 1999, he was also serving at the school’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs as an adjunct professor.

Drake said that Glenn was outstanding hero who has amazing courage, sacrifice, and courage all which inspired people. Glenn’s legacy will remain undiminished as one of the great men.

Glenn contributed heavily to the world of science where he’ll be remembered for his amazing efforts, he later joined politics as a Democrat and a lawmaker. National Aeronautics and Space Administration tweeted Godspeed, John Glenn.

Neil deGrasse Tyson who is an astrophysicist tweeted that there aren’t many heroes that are left. He also highlighted Glenn’s service in the World War two as a fighter pilot, NASA Astronaut, Senator, and Military Colonel.

Peggy Whitson also expressed his remorse via twitter by emphasizing that the U.S. had experienced a tremendous loss and the world at large. John Glenn’s service was also outspoken in the military where he served in the U.S. Marine Corps after he completed his training in 1943, he thereafter served in the Korean War and World War 3 as a fighter pilot.

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