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“ John Young jumps off the ground and salutes for this superb tourist picture. He is off the ground about seconds which, in the lunar gravity field, means that he launched himself at a velocity.

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

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 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…

Legendary astronaut John W. Young dies – Spaceflight Now

Astronaut who walked on the moon dies, aged 87

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 (EVA-1) on April 21 1972. [3072 x 3072] http://ift.tt/2CPx8G6

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

Former astronaut John Young, a NASA trailblazer whose six journeys into space included a walk on the moon and commanding the first space shuttle flight, died Friday after complications from pneumonia, NASA said Saturday.

John Young, ex-astronaut who walked on moon and commanded 1st shuttle flight, dies

Ex-astronaut John Young, who walked on moon and commanded shuttle flight, dies — CNN

John Young, NASA's long serving astronaut who walked on the moon and flew on board the first Gemini and space shuttle missions, has died. The first person to fly six times into space, Young was the only NASA astronaut to command four different U.S. spacecraft.

John Young during his sixth and final trip into space He would’ve been the commander of but was removed from that position after the Challenger disaster

Image Gallery: John Young | NASA

Image Gallery: John Young

John Young, America's "most experienced astronaut" has died at the age of In his prime, he had walked on the Moon du.

a young John Young.  photo credit State Archives of Florida, Florida memory.

a young John Young. photo credit State Archives of Florida, Florida memory.

John Young US astronaut and pioneer dies aged 87

John Young US astronaut and pioneer dies aged 87

Apollo 16: Duke on Crater's Edge by NASA on The Commons, via Flickr

(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.

John Young NASA Astronaut Apollo 16 Moonwalker  Autopen Signed 8x10 Photo Litho 2

John Young NASA Astronaut Apollo 16 Moonwalker Autopen Signed 8x10 Photo Litho

John Young NASA Astronaut Apollo 16 Moonwalker Autopen Signed 8x10 Photo Litho 2

John Young, Apollo 10 (1969)

humanoidhistory: ““Anyone who sits on top of the largest hydrogen-oxygen fueled system in the world, knowing they’re going to light the bottom, and doesn’t get a little worried, does not fully.

John Young: The Prolific Astronaut

We remember our most experienced astronaut, John Young. “Today, NASA and the world have lost a pioneer." Full statement from our Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of Young:

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