ASTRONAUT JOHN GLENN AUTOG HIS BOOK 3 TIMES

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HI MY NAME IS IVAN, AND I AM THE OWNER OF IVAN'S AUTOGRAPH COLLECTING CO. JOHN HERSCHEL GLENN, JR. (BORN JULY 18, 1921) IS A RETIRED UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS PILOT, ASTRONAUT, AND UNITED STATES SENATOR. HE WAS THE FIRST AMERICAN TO ORBIT THE EARTH AND THE FIFTH PERSON IN SPACE, AFTER COSMONAUTS YURI GAGARIN AND GHERMAN TITOV AND FELLOW MERCURY SEVEN ASTRONONAUTS ALAN SHEPARD AND GUS GRISSOM. GLENN WAS A COMBAT AVIATOR IN THE MARINE CORPS AND ONE OF THE MERCURY SEVEN, WHO WERE THE ELITE U.S. MILITARY TEST PILOTS SELECTED BY THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA) TO OPERATE THE EXPERIMENTAL MERCURY SPACECRAFT AND BECOME THE FIRST AMERICAN ASTRONAUTS. HE FLEW THE FRIENDSHIP 7 MISSION ON FEBRUARY 20, 1962. IN 1965, GLENN RETIRED FROM THE MILITARY AND RESIGNED FROM NASA SO HE COULD BE ELIGIBLE TO STAND FOR ELECTION TO PUBLIC OFFICE. AS A MEMBER OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HE WAS ELECTED TO REPRESENT OHIO IN THE U.S. SENATE FROM 1974 TO 1999. JOHN GLENN AUTOGRAPHED THE FRONT AND BACK COVER, AND INSIDE THE BOOK 1969 I RETIRED FROM THE RCAF WITH 20 YEARS SERVICE. IN 1964 I STARTED TO COLLECT AUTOGRAPHS BY SENDING A PHOTO, OR A BOOK TO THE PERSON FOR AUTOGRAPHING.MY AUTGPAPHS ARE KEPT IN A FIREPROOF FILING CABINET, AND MY BOOKS IN A BOOKCASE. HAVE A GREAT 2013. IVAN

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