Glenn, 92, who was the first American to orbit the earth in 1962 and
flew on the space shuttle Discovery in 1998, had the surgery at the
Cleveland Clinic last month, said Hank Wilson, a spokesman for the
John Glenn School of Public Affairs at OSU.
"He is fine, he is recuperating well and is in good spirits and in
great shape," Wilson said. "Everything went well. He's well."
A veteran of World War Two and the Korean War who became a test
pilot and an astronaut, Glenn served six terms in the U.S. Senate.
He turns 93 in July.
Wilson said the surgery was minimally invasive and Glenn checks in
with his office by telephone at the Glenn School several times a
(Reporting by David Bailey in Minneapolis; Editing by Jim Loney)
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