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From left: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Annie Glenn and her husband, astronaut and Ohio Sen. John Glenn, and singer Diana Krall watch Sept. 13, 2012, as the flags are marched into the memorial service for Neil Armstrong at the National Cathedral in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (second from left) watches as Annie Glenn (third from left) and her husband, astronaut and Ohio Sen. John Glenn (second from right), are greeted Sept. 13, 2012, by a Marine before the start of the memorial service for Neil Armstrong at the National Cathedral in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Former Sen. John Glenn, Ohio Republican and former NASA astronaut, is joined by former Discovery crew members during the ceremonial arrival of the NASA space shuttle Discovery at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Sen. John Glenn talks Feb. 20, 2012, via satellite with the astronauts on the International Space Station before the start of a roundtable discussion titled "Learning from the Past to Innovate for the Future" in Columbus, Ohio. (Associated Press)

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Former Sen. John Glenn (left) and Scott Carpenter, the last surviving Mercury astronauts, speak at the Kennedy Space Center on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., during an event marking the 50th anniversary of Mr. Glenn's launch into orbit. (AP Photo/Michael Brown)

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J.D. Kelly (center), 12, of Lexington Park, Md., asks for an autograph from Gen. Tom Stafford, a NASA astronaut who flew in two Gemini space flights and commanded Apollo 10 and the Apollo-Soyuz flight, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington on Nov. 16, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong gestures to the artwork in the Capitol Rotunda while speaking Nov. 16, 2011, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of Armstrong and fellow astronauts Michael Collins, John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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Ann Glenn (right), wife of astronaut John Glenn, listens to a speaker Nov. 16, 2011, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of Glenn and fellow astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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Astronaut John Glenn speaks Nov. 16, 2011, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of Glenn and fellow astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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Astronaut Michael Collins (left) receives a Congressional Gold Medal from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, as fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong (fifth from left) receives his medal from House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (fifth from right), Nevada Democrat, presents to astronaut John Glenn, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (second from right), Kentucky Republican, to Buzz Aldrin during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the Capitol building in Washington on Nov. 16, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Armed Forces Color Guard presents the colors on Nov. 16, 2011, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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From left: Astronauts John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin listen to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the Capitol building in Washington on Nov. 16, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Jr. speaks Nov. 16, 2011, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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From left: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican; Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas Republican; former astronaut Sen. Bill Nelson, Florida Democrat; and astronauts John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin stand under a statue of Abraham Lincoln on Nov. 16, 2011, during the invocation of a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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House Speaker John Boehner (second from left), Ohio Republican, reacts emotionally Nov. 16, 2011, while presenting a Congressional Gold Medal to astronaut Neil Armstrong (left) as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (second from right), Nevada Democrat, presents a Congressional Gold Medal to astronaut John Glenn during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)