Glenn marks 50 years since historic orbit of Earth - Article Photos 12/14

Sen. John Glenn, right, with his wife Annie, answers questions during a celebration dinner honoring his legacy on the 50th anniversary of his historic flight aboard Friendship 7 Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. Glenn was the first American to orbit Earth, piloting Friendship 7 around it three times in 1962, and also became the oldest person in space, at age 77, by orbiting Earth with six astronauts aboard shuttle Discovery in 1998. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)