John Glenn: A Life of Service

John Glenn: Return To Space

Clip | 2m 13s

On Oct. 29, 1998, the Discovery blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center with John Glenn the oldest person to go into space. The nation's attention was captivated by the mission which included the 77-year-old space pioneer.

Aired: 07/17/13

Rating: NR

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John Glenn: A Life of Service chronicles an American hero, born in Ohio, who dedicated himself to a life of duty and public service. From war pilot, to the first American to orbit the Earth to his days in the Senate, it shows the pivotal moments of a man who put country before self.