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John Glenn in Outer Space

How much do you know about John Glenn? Take this quiz -- you may learn a few things about this famous astronaut.

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How much do you know about John Glenn? Take this quiz -- you may learn a few things about this famous astronaut.

1. John Glenn flew both his missions for NASA. What does NASA stand for anyway?

  • Neil Armstrong, Schirra, Aldrin.
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
  • National Aeronautics Safety Administration.

2. John Glenn's first mission in 1962 was aboard the _____________.

  • Discovery Shuttle.
  • Voyager.
  • Friendship 7.

3. On his October 1998 mission, how long was John Glenn in space for?

  • 24 hours.
  • 9 days.
  • 1 month.

4. It was rumored that Glenn was going to take "something" with him on his historic flight. What was it?

  • A lucky rabbit's foot given to him by his grandkids.
  • A piece of the plane piloted by Orville and Wilbur Wright.
  • His original space suit.

5. John Glenn was aboard the first manned orbital mission of the United States but who was the first person to break the sound barrier?

  • Chuck Yeager.
  • Charles Lindbergh.
  • Amelia Earhart.

1. John Glenn flew both his missions for NASA. What does NASA stand for anyway?
National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

2. John Glenn's first mission in 1962 was aboard the _____________.
Friendship 7.

3. On his October 1998 mission, how long was John Glenn in space for?
9 days.

4. It was rumored that Glenn was going to take "something" with him on his historic flight. What was it?
A piece of the plane piloted by Orville and Wilbur Wright.

5. John Glenn was aboard the first manned orbital mission of the United States but who was the first person to break the sound barrier?
Chuck Yeager.

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