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No. John Glenn was the first astronaut to orbit the moon. He was also the third American to reach space. The first person to walk on the moon was Neil Armstrong, during the Apollo 11 space mission.
On May 5, 1961, Astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first American Astronaut to leave the earth's atmosphere. Also Neil Armstrong was part of Apollo 11.
The first black woman in space was U.S. astronaut Dr Mae Carol Jemison in 1992.
Alan sheperd was the first astronaut in space.
The first American to walk in space was edward. H. White.
The first Native-American in space was John Herrington. The first American originally from India in space was Kalpana Chawla.
He is Edward White the first American to walk in space.
Robert Henry Lawrence Jr. was chosen as an astronaut in 1967, but died in an automobile accident before he had the chance to go into space. The first African-American astronaut who did get into space was Colonel Guion Bluford in 1983. The first black woman astronaut was Dr. Mae Jemison, in 1992.
The first astronaut in space was the Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in April of 1961. His flight lasted for 108 minutes in which he orbited Earth once. The first American in space was Alan Shepard in May of 1961.
the first American astronaut to go into space was Alan B. Shepard Jr.
The name of the first American astronaut to fly in space is Alan. B. Shepherd.
Well the first american in space was alan sheaperd, john glenn was first to orbit earth tho.