John Glenn: "From our founding days, Americans have been motivated by curiosity about the new and the unknown. That curiosity…coupled with an education system that let all our citizens benefit and contribute, were the twin engines of progress." Photograph of our +Fragile Oasis
taken by +NASA
astronaut John Glenn February 20, 1962, as he piloted the Friendship 7 spacecraft on the first manned orbital mission of the United States.