Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony in Honor of Astronauts - jef1000

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Norah Jones sings "America the Beautiful". Space legends John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were awarded Congressional Gold Medals, the nation's highest civilian honor, on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. The ceremony was held in the US Capitol Rotunda in Washington DC. Also in photo (left to right), Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), John Glenn, Buzz Aldrin, Charles Bolden, Jr. (NASA Administrator). (Photo by Jeff Malet)

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