Former astronaut and retired Ohio Sen. John Glenn testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2008, before the House Science and Technology Committee hearing on NASA's past accomplishments, and future opportunities and challenges, marking 50th anniversary of NASA.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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