We Remember John Glenn: 20 Photos of His Inspiring Patriotic Life

17. Senator-astronaut John Glenn and his wife Annie, along with other members of the shuttle Discovery’s crew, parade up Broadway’s “Canyon of Heroes” on Nov. 16, 1998. This was the second time Glenn received a ticker-tape parade in New York. The first one came after his history-making 1962 orbital flight.

ss-120216-john-glenn-16n_bc1e7782fae5fe671d642565b8c09317-nbcnews-ux-1024-900

Timothy A. Clary / AFP via Getty Images

Posted Under