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  • Astronaut John W. Young - NASA Career - 1991-1995
    can put a base on the moon that can be sustained we can put bases in the solar system all over the place John Young Huntsville Times 9 6 91 Med Lg STS 1 10th Anniversary A letter Capt Young wrote in support of the Superconducting Supercollider SSC 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 77 78 80 81 82 83 84 85 90 91

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - A Letter from John Young in Support of the SSC
    that has been made in those 3 decades we now know more about ourselves our solar system and our place in it than we ever imagined Space is home for all the particles of particle physics however it was particle accelerators that showed us what cause the light flashes that we see in space and particle accelerators will better define the allowable radiation damage that humans exploring space can tolerate In early 1991 I learned about the Superconducting Supercollider SSC as a result of a talk I made at Waxahachie Texas I found that just like the machines that allow us to investigate space the SSC is a tool for scientific discovery We can all think of the many obvious benefits from the SSC discoveries and how those benefits might change our lives However if my space exploration experience is any gauge we will probably be surprised by the particle physicists findings The greatest nation on this planet cannot afford to ho hum its way into the next century with respect to its support of fundamental research We must challenge our innovative creative and talented men and women When these folks make scientific discoveries those discoveries as you know are just the beginning If humanity is going to be successful in this world this solar system and this galaxy we must get smarter faster and apply what we learn to help us solve our present and future problems We are lucky to live in this time where our capable people are accelerating history When fundamental research discoveries in particle physics are made our talented scientists and engineers will achieve the follow on applied scientific and engineering technical advances far more swiftly than any of us might dream now Mr H G Wells once said The future is a race between

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - NASA Career - 1996-2000
    about his current title My title is John Young JSC Space News Roundup Story Young Becomes JSC Associate Director February 1996 present Associate Director Technical responsible for technical operational and safety oversight of all programs and activities at JSC He is supported by representatives from Mission Operations Flight Crew Operations Engineering Space and Life Sciences and the Safety Reliability and Quality Assurance Directorates 62 63 64 65 66 67 68

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - "Young Becomes JSC Associate Director"
    astronaut John Young associate director of the center effective immediately Young will be responsible for technical operational safety and oversight of all programs and activities at JSC He will be supported by representatives from Mission Operations Flight Crew Operations Engineering Space and Life Sciences and the Safety Reliability and Quality Assurance Directorates Young was selected as an astronaut in September 1962 He is the first person to fly in space six times His first flight was Gemini 3 the first manned Gemini mission in March 1965 As commander of Gemini 10 in 1966 Young completed a dual rendezvous with two separate Agena target vehicles On his third flight in May 1969 Young was Apollo 10 pilot His fourth space flight Apollo 16 in 1972 was a lunar mission with Young as commander The crew collected almost 200 pounds of lunar samples and drove more than 16 miles in the lunar rover on three separate geology traverses Young s fifth flight was as commander of STS 1 the first flight of the shuttle in April 1981 with Bob Crippen as pilot His sixth flight as commander of STS 9 was the first Spacelab mission in 1983 62 63 64 65 66

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - NASA Career - 2001
    same thing twice in any given moment of any day John Young Philadelphia Daily News 4 10 81 Med Lg Inspecting airlock in SSPF Med Lg Med Lg Young s reply after being asked what is involved in being an active astronaut keeping up to date to what s going on in the program being aware of new developments and spending time on the simulators Med Lg 62 63 64

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Congressional Space Medal of Honor
    to receive the award Authorized by Congress in 1969 the award recognized any astronaut who in the performance of his duties has distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious efforts and contributions to the welfare of the Nation and mankind Young was presented a NASA Distinguished Service Medal at the same time as the Congressional Medal of Honor A truly unique double award to an outstanding astronaut Evans E Kerrigan The NASA

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Awards from the Georgia Institute of Technology
    Association throughout a lifetime and who has provided leadership in his her chosen profession and local community Exceptional Engineering Achievement Award 1985 Academy of Distinguished Engineering Alumni 1994 The Academy recognizes alumni who have made significant contributions to the profession the Institute or society at large Individuals receiving this award are widely respected recognized for their professional and personal success actively involved in engineering or management and bring distinction to

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