John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, died Thursday at age 95.
Take a look back at his life and his iconic career as an astronaut and a U.S. senator in the gallery above.
PHOTOS: The life of American icon John Glenn
1 / 14
July 18, 1957 Maj. John H. Glenn Jr., gets a congratulatory kiss from his wife Annie following a Pentagon ceremony honoring him for his record-breaking transcontinental flight.
More TOP STORIES News