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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 10 - Page 14
    31 32 Links Med Lg JSC Space News Roundup Story Apollo 10 last step to Moon blasts off Sunday Med Lg Med 275kb Lg 9624kb Med 234kb Lg 5422kb 294k Med Lg Invitation to launch 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 Links Home Biography

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 10 - Page 15
    launch a10lift mov 7 50mb Launch vehicle Saturn V SA 505 Just like old times John Young on the Apollo 10 liftoff Describing the view of liftoff as the Saturn V disappeared into the clouds and reappeared twice It looked like three sunrises Hubert H Humphrey The Spokesman Review 5 19 69 TV cameras do not do it justice It is like 100 claps of thunder each following the other with machine gun speed The flame that leaps from behind the rocket could have come straight from Dante s inferno It is too bright to be seen with comfort by the naked eye The earth trembles beneath the feet two miles away Then the towering rocket nearly twice as high as Niagara Falls two thirds the height of the Washington Monument creeps with agonizing slowness the first few feet off the ground enveloped by a white cloud Then it is gone and man is left to wonder and to pray William R Frye Philadelphia Evening Bulletin speaking of the Apollo 10 liftoff 5 19 69 25th anniversary patch 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 10 - Page 16
    only one was performed The first was not required the second was performed by the crew so accurately that the third and fourth corrections were cancelled Earth northern hemisphere Just for the record it looks like a pretty nice place to live Gene Cernan Earth from 26 000 nautical miles Young You sure see a lot of the world from up here Capcom Duke Yeah like maybe all of it What we saw with such marvelous cold clarity was of course a round and mottled swirl of blue brown and white a small fragment of the cosmos which less than a decade ago had fixed absolute limits upon all of mankind s history Now suddenly we saw it as a unity a whole as the habitation common to all of us just as it would be seen by a non human visitor approaching it as the astronauts are approaching the moon silent mysterious and seemingly lifeless and motionless The observer had to remind himself that this was indeed the earth he knew Baltimore Sun 5 20 69 Cover of Spaceland News 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 10 - Page 17
    the television transmissions Stafford announced We thought we d bring you a little disc jockey work This is Tom and John on the guitar and the three of us singing Stafford then proceeded to play tapes of Up Up and Away and Fly Me to the Moon Mission Control remarked that Stafford s voice sounded like it was changing Stafford replied that space flight makes your voice a little higher Washinton Post 5 20 69 Houston Post 5 20 69 Stamp from Fujeira First time live color TV pictures were broadcast from space Young aboard Apollo 10 Video Clip Shaving in space a10shave mov 3 39mb For the first time the astronauts would be able to make their own sandwiches the spacecraft s galley was stocked with white and rye bread and chicken and ham salad spreads Young Whaddya know We had a real chicken salad sandwich Mission Control How did it taste Young Would you believe like a chicken salad sandwich You notice I didn t say a corned beef sandwich You noticed that didn t you 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 10 - Page 18
    toward the moon will be able to fulfill the program of the flight successfully and return safely to earth Soviet government newspaper Izvestia 5 19 69 John Young Can you see much difference from the picture and the guy holding the picture Mission Control Roger we notice the resemblance Gene Cernan Good grief Charlie Brown Video Clip Video of astronauts in space a10living mov 3 30mb film from NASA Langley Research Center Apollo 10 crew with Charles Schulz And we thought Snoopy would be perfect for the LEM since we had selected Snoopy earlier in the year as NASA s overall symbol of excellence so we thought by calling it Snoopy we would thus be honoring all the people who helped build the entire program But we really didn t think about a name for the command module at first Then one day during a simulation someone I think it was John Young said Good grief Charlie Brown and we suddenly thought that Charlie Brown would be a great partner for Snoopy in space Tom Stafford Charlie Brown Charlie Schulz page 147 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 10 - Page 19
    10 69 Of all the visions man sees from his new and precarious vantages in space the most compelling is still the planet from which he comes In the eye of Apollo 10 s color TV camera Earth is indeed the fairest object the oasis the Apollo 8 astronauts saw last Christmas on Earth s first manned mission to the moon For a stranger entering the solar system from the outer reaches of the Universe surely Earth s mist shrouded blues browns and reds would be a goal to satisfy the utmost yearning Set against the cold blackness of space it would be a prize to draw bold and venturesome inhabitants of other planets across incredible distances It would be a goal courageous strangers would endure incredible hardships to win The awe expressed by the intrepid Apollo 10 astronauts is further reminder that the greatest space prize presently within man s comprehension is already in his keeping And it is one to leave man wondering whether beings on other planets strive and dream as he does For the moment certainly it would not seem so For what people on another planet could resist the vision in the eye of Apollo

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 10 - Page 20
    Young with four sets of eyes said Charlie Duke in Houston Looks like a World War One aviator replied Young Washington Post 5 12 69 Video Clip Activities in space onbclip06 mpg 2 7mb I was the floater I guess I didn t really get into bed I just floated around asleep I could sleep anywhere Sometimes I d sort of rouse myself and float over to check the instruments

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 10 - Page 21
    astronauts also had flown aerobatic jet flights in barrel rolls and high gravity maneuvers during the weeks before the launch The special exercises consisted of moving the head on a one two count in three ways nodding the head up and down rocking it from side to side touching the ear to the shoulder twisting it from side to side touching the chin to the shoulder Each astronaut was to

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