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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 39
    of people his crewmates the recovery crew mission controllers and a third group of people who people don t talk about much the American taxpayers Inside CM after recovery Casper decal JSC Space News Roundup Story Apollo 16 home after busy trip Apollo 16 sheet music 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 40
    and made it possible for us to go on to gain an unprecedented store of new samples from the Moon and to obtain photographs and other scientific information to help us determine the history of that planet and of the solar system But more importantly this was a greater triumph from the standpoint of cooperation between scientists and engineers It demonstrated to us that we must work together that we must function professionally as a team made up of astronauts and ground technicians bent on putting their skills into service of science with a goal of raising the quality of life here on Earth Therein lies a lesson that applies to the future of NASA We must have the finest space engineers but we also must have other personnel just as sincerely dedicated to the program at hand At a post flight press conference Young was asked if he planned to retire after four flights I m only 40 years old No I love our space program I ll be around until I go out feet first John Young 5 3 72 The trail they took into space has further inspired all of us to reach for greater accomplishments Senator Strom Thurmond welcoming speech for Apollo 16 crew visit to Congress 5 16 72 In order to use science and technology properly in the growth of our country our people and their ideas our energy needs our food requirements our pollution levels and to reasonably and you notice I said reasonably solve all the many man planet interface problems we must provide our scientists and engineers and the Congress with more basic facts We need more basic knowledge and understanding that first step to progress so that we can do the right things that we must do to survive on

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 41
    hidden treasures that are buried underneath the lunar soil T K Mattingly speaking to Congress 5 16 72 Exhibit at Smithsonian After Apollos 16 and 17 next year there are no known plans of any nation to send any more men to the moon A vast and complex technology developed at the cost of many billions of dollars over the last decade is being abandoned even as its vast potentialities

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  • Astronaut John W. Young - Apollo 16 - Page 42
    and beyond But that day must wait until the breakdown of nationalistic barriers makes possible a truly united world space program Meanwhile the United States should concentrate on the development of more sophisticated machines less costly rocket systems and closer cooperation between the military and civilian space programs to avoid wasteful duplication America s space effort must not end with the Apollo program Washington Star 9 22 68 photo by

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  • John W. Young - photos
    Home Biography Missions Appearances Bibliography Site Map Apollo16 pin If directed to this page by a search engine Click here Contact me webmaster johnwyoung org

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  • John W. Young - photos
    Map NASA Photo ID S71 51261 Date taken 1971 John Young s official portrait Source NASA photo in my possession If directed to this page by a search engine Click

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  • John W. Young - photos
    These three astronauts have been selected by NASA as the prime crewmen of theApollo 16 lunar landing mission They are left to right Thomas K MattinglyII command module pilot John W Young commander and Charles M Duke Jr lunar module

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  • John W. Young - photos
    H 363 Date taken 03 24 72 Apollo 16 Lunar Mission Flight crew John Young Thomas Mattingly and Charles Duke meet the press for a preflight Mission briefing and interviews Source Kipp Teague s Apollo Archive If directed to this

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