S.Res.377 - A resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the historic achievement of John Herschel Glenn, Jr., in becoming the first United States astronaut to orbit the Earth.112th Congress (2011-2012)
Summary: S.Res.377 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)
Passed Senate without amendment (02/15/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Honors the 50th anniversary of the landmark mission of John Herschel Glenn, Jr., in piloting the first manned orbital mission for the United States.
Recognizes the profound importance of John Glenn's achievement as a catalyst for space exploration and scientific advancement in the United States.
Honors the thousands of dedicated men and women of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) who worked on Project Mercury and ensured the success of the Friendship 7 Mercury mission.