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  1. Subscribersonhouse
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    08 Dec '16 22:011 edit
    First American in space, oldest man to fly in space at 77 (9 days on the space shuttle in orbit)

    American hero, RIP

    http://www.space.com/34958-john-glenn-first-american-in-orbit-dies-at-95.html?utm_source=notification
  2. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    08 Dec '16 22:39
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    First American in space, oldest man to fly in space at 77 (9 days on the space shuttle in orbit)

    American hero, RIP

    http://www.space.com/34958-john-glenn-first-american-in-orbit-dies-at-95.html?utm_source=notification
    RIP John Glenn.

    Alan Shepard was the first American in space, John Glenn was the first to orbit our planet (before it became flat 😉).
  3. Subscribersonhouse
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    08 Dec '16 22:41
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    RIP John Glenn.

    Alan Shepard was the first American in space, John Glenn was the first to orbit our planet (before it became flat 😉).
    I should amend that to the first American to go into orbit, Shepard did sub-orbital, quick up and down.