Yesterday, 07:28 PM
BREAKING: Former astronaut John Glenn dies aged 95
John Glenn has passed away at the age of 95
He was admitted last week to James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio
Glenn served as US senator from Ohio for 25 years
He made history on February 20, 1962 by becoming the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth, circling the globe three times
Glenn again made history in 1998 as the oldest man to go into space at the age o 77
He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Annie and his children, Carolyn and John Jr.