Stories tagged with: NASA

July 6, 2011 - 4:24pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

NASA's 135th and final space shuttle launch is set for Friday, this comes at a time when a national hero and astronaut from New Concord will celebrate his 90th Birthday.

It was almost 50 years ago John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. Today Glenn is still involved in his hometown community, where he serves on the Muskingum University Board of Trustees and contributed to the opening of the John and Annie Glenn Museum. Volunteer Tour Guide and friend of John Glenn,...

October 1, 2010 - 6:05pm
5 years 1 week ago

As NASA celebrates its 52nd birthday, it also celebrates the extension of the life of the International Space Station. We met up with Cambridge-native and former United States Senator John Glenn on Strickland's campaign trail. He took some time to talk about the necessity of the space program.

Congress recently approved a new budget for NASA that funds the shuttle program for one more year, allowing an additional shuttle flight to the two remaining scheduled flights. Former Senator...

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