John Glenn’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 18, 1921

Death Date

December 8, 2016

Age of Death

95 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Astronaut

The astronaut John Glenn died at the age of 95 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Astronaut and senator who in 1962 was the first American to orbit the Earth and in 1998 became the oldest person to go to space. He was a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor and Presidential Medal of Freedom, among several other distinctions.

He married Annie Glenn in 1943. He and Annie had a daughter named Carolyn and a son named John.

Quotes

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“When the new becomes commonplace, people become accustomed to it. That’s a tribute to our sense of adventure.” (John Glenn)

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“I supported the efforts in Honduras to stop the flow of arms from Nicaragua across to El Salvador.” (John Glenn)

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“There is still no cure for the common birthday.” (John Glenn)

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“As far as entertainment, ‘The Right Stuff’ is a good movie. As far as a documentary of the early space days, which they purported it to be, it is not at all.” (John Glenn)

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“I’m not interested in my legacy. I made up a word: ‘live-acy.’ I’m more interested in living.” (John Glenn)