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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 11
    Young training in altitude chamber Spacesuit check prior to CDT Pressure checks prior to CDT Med Lg Med Lg Med Lg I think John is the Will Rogers of the astronaut office Charlie Duke 1972 Med 224kb 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

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 12
    34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 Links Med Lg Med Lg Med Lg Med Lg Young and Duke in the LRV The astronauts used the lunar rover to great effect traveling nearly 17 miles across the rugged plateau near the crater Descartes Their three excursions lasted for 20 hours 14 minutes and yielded an impressive 213 lb of rock and soil samples Heroes in Space Peter Bond Med Lg Young and Duke training in lunar rover The suspension system on the Rover is absolutely remarkable We never had the feeling of spinning out or anything but sometimes we went in some deep holes and sometimes the vehicle bounced up in the air and came down on a rock but it didn t seem to affect the performance of the machine John Young at post flight press conference 5 3 72 Med 230kb Lg 7242kb Young during egress training Young during training Young training with UV telescope 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

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 13
    Thanks to a suggestion from John Young the lunar rover s steering device has evolved into the present day controls on motorized wheelchairs Young and Duke participated in the design of the steering grip Young pointed out that the pistol grip designed by Boeing would be difficult to use on the moon because of the heavy gloves the astronauts would be wearing therefore he suggested a T handle type of

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 14
    autopen signatures If Congress wants to be truly responsible about our national priorities it will avoid making further cuts which would damage the space program out of proportion to the savings involved We are already reaping huge benefits from weather and communications satellites as well as from the development of compact high speed computers new metals and fabrics microminiature circuits and many other technological advances The line between true and false economy is hard to draw But the space program is one area where the time has come to draw it Los Angeles Times editorial 1 31 71 AS 16 crew on steps of mission simulator The Descartes landing site was near the highest spot on the Moon s front site We kind of think of it as sort of landing in the top of the Andes Mountains I think it s going to be pretty darn interesting John Young New York Daily News 4 17 72 Young on steps of mission simulator Med Lg 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

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 15
    flagrant political aspirations They wanted to achieve the goal of the mission not seek personal glory Sure they enjoyed their work and wanted to get the best out of it But they never let personal goals override the right thing to do And that is why they inspire me and give such strength to me Carole Roberts South Africa 5 6 98 Med Lg Duke during EVA training Med Lg

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 16
    at KSC Young in the LLTV 324k Young training Med Lg Young and Duke training in LRV Med 392kb Duke training Med 346kb Lg 654kb Young and Duke training in the LRV Med Lg Med Lg Med Lg 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

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 17
    40 41 42 Links Med Lg Med Lg crew discussing mission Young at pre flight breakfast Med Lg JSC Space News Roundup Story Apollo 16 Event Timeline Revealed Apollo 16 pendant Apollo 16 charm 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

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 18
    29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 Links Photo by JL Pickering 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 Home Biography Missions Appearances

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