I don't know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.

John Glenn on sunset

There is still no cure for the common birthday.

John Glenn on birthday

I suppose the one quality in an astronaut more powerful than any other is curiosity. They have to get some place nobody's ever been.

John Glenn on curiosity

The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel.

John Glenn on advance

This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century.

John Glenn on avoid

About John Glenn

Name John Glenn
Quotes 5 quotations
Nationality American
Profession Astronaut
Birthday July 18, 1921
About John Herschel Glenn, Jr. is a former United States Marine Corps pilot, astronaut and United States senator who was the first American to orbit the Earth and third American in space. Glenn was a Marine Corps fighter pilot before joining NASA's Mercury program as a member of NASA's original astronaut group. He orbited the Earth in Friendship 7 in 1962.
Top topics math, kind, inspire, important, minds