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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Gemini 10 - Page 9
    a negative 1 g and were driven forward in the cockpit we got a tremendous thrill on our way out to apogee and a new world s record for altitude John Young at post flight news conference Agena Docking Vehicle After undocking from the Agena Mission Control How does it feel to be rid of that freight train you had in front of you Young It was a mighty good train Med Lg Med Lg The Gemini X Agena was the first target vehicle to have the US flag painted on it Med Lg It was on this Agena that we painted the United States flag for the first time I was very pleased to see it when we got there That is a beautiful vehicle It took tremendous engineering skill to get those two vehicles up there at the same time John Young We burned the Agena main engine three times the first time 14 seconds the second time 11 seconds and finally a short burn of four seconds and in all cases the Agena performed magnificently a flawless performance John Young at post flight news conference 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Gemini 10 - Page 10
    it myself John Young talking with Mission Control during Agena 8 rendezvous Venezuela Mexico Mike Collins space walk to rendezvous with the Agena 8 target demonstrated that the U S had the capability to inspect any space vehicle in orbit During the rendezvous with Agena 8 Collins retrieved a canister of microorganisms that had been exposed to space conditions since the Gemini 8 mission Some of the organisms had survived

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Gemini 10 - Page 11
    run out of food John Young as the crew prepared for reentry Med Lg Med Lg Med Lg Young assisted after splashdown Med Lg Med Lg Young and Collins were aboard the Guadalcanal 27 minutes after splashdown The spacecraft was recovered 27 minutes after that Med Lg Med Lg 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Links Home Biography Missions Appearances Bibliography

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Gemini 10 - Page 12
    Terrain Photography to obtain high quality small scale photographs of selected parts of the earth s surface for use in research in geology geophysics geography oceanography and other fields and for use in planning photography for future space programs Synoptic Wide Angle Weather Photography to learn about the earth s weather systems as revealed by the detail possible from high quality cloud photographs made selectively Micrometeorite Collection to collect micrometeorites to study the physical and chemical nature of interplanetary dust in its primary form Ultraviolet Astronomical Camera to test the techniques of ultraviolet photography under vacuum conditions and to obtain ultraviolet radiation observations of stars in the wave length region of 2000 to 4000 Angstroms by spectral means Ion Wake Measurement to determine and measure the ion and electron wake structure and perturbation of the ambient medium produced by an orbiting vehicle Agena Micrometeorite Collection to study the micrometeorite content of the upper atmosphere and near earth space environment Beta Spectrometer to determine the radiation environment external to the spacecraft Bremsstrahlung Spectrometer to determine the Bremsstrahlung flex energy spectra inside the Gemini spacecraft while passing through the South Atlantic Magnetic Anamoly regions Star Occultation Navigation to determine the usefulness of

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Gemini 10 - Page 13
    6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Links Med Lg JSC Space News Roundup Story Gemini X Flawlessly Makes Deepest Venture Into Space Med Lg Med Lg 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Links Home Biography Missions Appearances Bibliography Site Map Critique this site John W Young American International Hero Title Page Page created by Dana Holland webmaster

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Gemini 10 - Page 14
    splashdown Med Lg Med Lg Med Lg Med Lg Med Lg During press conference It was an ambitious flight plan and we knew that I ve always thought that the probability statistically speaking of doing everything we had in the mission plan was low But on the 18th of July the boosters the Agena the Gemini the launch crews the flight operations division and even the one thing we couldn

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Gemini 10 - Page 15
    Lg Med Lg Med Lg At press conference Photos of Gemini 10 capsule at the Norsk Teknisk Museum in Norway 1998 courtesy of Lindsey McFadyen Photo of Michael Collins notes on display at the Smithsonian Air Space Museum Photo by JL Pickering 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Links Home Biography Missions Appearances Bibliography Site Map Critique this site John W

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  • John W. Young - photos
    Home Biography Missions Appearances Bibliography Site Map If directed to this page by a search engine Click here Contact me webmaster johnwyoung org

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