Watch: "Godspeed, John Glenn"

Erin Edwards

Really, is there anyone cooler than John Glenn?

Tonight, New Albany'sJefferson Series closes out its second season with a Charlie Rose interview of Glenn, who celebrates his 94th birthday in July. You can see a list of the former astronaut and U.S. senator'saccomplishments here.

Below, relive (or watch for the first time, you young'un)Glenn's February 20, 1962, liftoff aboard Friendship 7 in this Classic NASA film.