James D. Wetherbee
Did you know that....
The tallest astronaut to fly in space was American Jim Wetherbee, who was 1.93 m (6 feet 4 inches) high.
Nancy J. Currie
The shortest was American astronaut, Nancy Currie, who measured just 1.52 m (5 feet).
John Herschel Glenn
The oldest person to fly in space was 77 year-old American John Glenn.
The youngest was 25 year-old Russian, Gherman Titov.
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