This week, retired astronautfor the place in the Senate of Arizona, which was once held by John McCain. If he is successful, he will join a small congressmen club that traveled in space: John Glenn
John Glenn sparked the path in both the cosmos and the Capitol Hill. He was the first American to navigate the Earth in 1962 and became the first astronaut to be elected to Congress in 1
Before being elected to represent New Mexico in the Senate, Jack Schmidt is the last person to walk on the Moon. While on the mission of Apollo 17, Schmidt shoots a photograph of the Earth, known as Blue Marble – perhaps the most famous picture of our planet.
Jack Swagger is responsible for one of the most famous lines in NASA's history Twelve years after he and Apollo 13 crew returned safely to Earth after their unfortunate lunar mission, Sviert was elected to represent Colorado's sixth home. He died before he swore.
Jake Garn became the first member of Congress to visit the Cosmos. The Utah Senate was head of the subcommittee, which oversees NASA when it flew through Discovery Space Shuttle in 1985
Former North of Florida Bill Nelson traveled to space in 1986 while he was a member of the House of Representatives. Nelson said that the experience of the space flight and looking back on our planet changed its perspective.
If Marc Kelly wins the Democratic Party of Arizona's candidacy, he will probably face another high-ranking candidate in the election: Sen. Martha Macsall
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