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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 2
    Now it is scratching operations and scrambling for money to keep even a portion of the original program and its progeny in business This in our view is bad because if it is carried too far it threatens to turn the entire manned space effort into the most spectacular and most expensive stunt in history instead of the first step in a genuine effort to learn a little more about

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 3
    members were all from the South and that the lunar exploration sites for this mission had been given Southern names Duke stated that the only other Southern thing planned would be a new first to take along some grits for breakfast Astronautics and Aeronautics 1972 page 109 Young and Duke participating in training excercises Med Lg 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 4
    33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 Links Med Lg Young speaking of the upcoming Apollo 16 mission It probably won t mean a great deal to the average guy in the street for a long time but it ll sure mean something to his children It may even mean the difference between making it and not making it for his grandchildren Washington Evening Star 4 16 72 Med Lg Commenting on the possibility that Apollo 16 and 17 might be cancelled because of budgetary reasons Such action would confirm the widespread suspicion that the United States was less interested in the scientific results of lunar exploration than the prestige of being the first nation to land men on the moon New York Times editorial 12 5 71 Launched April 16 1972 12 54 p m Landed April 27 1972 1 45 p m Recovery vehicle USS Ticonderoga Med Lg Med Lg Med Lg 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 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 Links

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 5
    41 42 Links Med Lg Med 204kb Lg 6239kb With the backup crew at the Manned Spacecraft Center 264k Med 174kb Lg 5069kb Young suited for CDT Med 279kb Lg 7764kb Young preparing for LRV simulation 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 33 34

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 7
    and activate surface experiments evaluate capability of Apollo equipment to provide extended lunar surface stay time increased EVA operations and surface mobility conduct inflight experiments and photographic tasks from lunar orbit All anomalies were quickly analyzed and resolved or compensated for by workaround procedures developed to permit the mission to continue Flight crew performance was excellent Minor errors made by crew were attributed to fatigue and did not preclude mission

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 8
    Spaceport News Story Apollo 16 Crew to Conduct 4 New Experiments on Mission Med Lg Young and Duke training Young and Duke on a geology field trip Collecting rock samples along a simulated lunar traverse route Med Lg Med Lg 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

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 9
    the piquancy this times lies in the way that the bulk of serious scientists originally believed that putting men on the moon was an unnecessary extravagance instruments and unmanned probes could do the job they felt for a fraction of the cost and none of the risk But as it turns out they could not The instruments that were sent to the moon ahead of the astronauts did not produce

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 10
    Cape they told me I was doing pretty good the other day I only hit five logs three rocks an orange and a lizard I didn t see the lizard John Young Chicago Tribune March 27 1972 EVA training KSC Spaceport News Story Young Duke Utilize Rover Racetrack Lunar Surface Training Area At KSC Med Lg John Young nicknamed the Apollo mission trainer the Great Train Wreck Med Lg Viewing

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