The only thing John Young did not fly into space was the old Mercury capsule. One of the true unsung astronauts of the space program. He was the commander of the first Space Shuttle mission and walked on the moon on Apollo 16
Astronaut John Young Who Walked on the Moon and Led 1st Shuttle Mission Dies at 87 - Space.com Space.com Astronaut John Young Who Walked on the Moon and Led 1st Shuttle Mission Dies at 87 Space.com John Young seen here training for NASA's Apollo 16 moon landing mission in December 1971 died on Friday Jan. 5 2018 at the age of 87. Credit: NASA. John Young NASA's longest-serving astronaut who walked on the moon and flew on the first Gemini ... Astronaut John Young Who Flew In Space 6 Times…
Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, works at the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) just prior to deployment of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP) during the first extravehicular activity on April 21
John Young, ex-astronaut who walked on moon and commanded 1st shuttle flight, dies
(April Astronaut Charles M., Lunar Module pilot of the Apollo 16 mission, is photographed collecting lunar samples at Station no. 1 during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity at the Descartes landing site.