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Navajo Codetalker, Roy Hawthorne USMC~ This elder walked a two mile parade route. Two Navajo Marines helped him through the last half mile. Much honor and respect.

Edward White, the first American to walk in space, photographed by commander James McDivitt during NASA's Gemini 4 mission, June 1965

Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. in his silver Mercury spacesuit during pre- flight training activities at Cape Canaveral. On February 20, 1962 Glenn lifted off into space aboard his Mercury Atlas (MA-6) rocket and became the first American to orbit the Earth.

NASA Mercury Space Program - These 3 were chosen to complete the first Mercury Flights. Glenn (1st American to Orbit Earth), Grissom and Shepherd (1st American in Space)