Why John Young Should Be A Household Name

published 4 years ago by Simon & Schuster

John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, and Buzz Aldrin may be more famous, but John Young, commander of the first space shuttle mission, should rank alongside them. Bestselling author and aviation expert Rowland White brings you what you might not know about John Yo

John Young should be a household name. John Glenn. Neil Armstrong and buzz Aldrin maybe more famous but John Yang. Commander of the first space shuttle mission. Should rank alongside. Already a record breaking nightly. In 1962 he was picked as 1 of the new 9. Second. Alongside Neil Armstrong and Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell. Often joining NASA he flicked to successful given on mission. Before flying to the moon and back aboard Apollo 10. As commander of Apollo 16 became one of just 12 moved more. But it is his command of the very first space shuttle mission. In 1991 that was described by 1 of his contemporaries as simply. Oldest test flight in space history. I . I ...

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