(John Watts Young)
(Sep 24, 1930 - Jan 05, 2018)
Astronaut of the USA 7
EVA astronaut 18
EVA astronaut of the USA 15
Astronaut on the lunar orbit 4...6
Astronaut on the Moon 9
|1st||Mar 23, 1965||Gemini 3||4 h 52 m 31 s|
|2nd||Jul 18, 1966||Gemini 10||2 d 22 h 46 m 39 s (70 h 46 m 39 s)|
|3rd||May 18, 1969||Apollo 10 - Moon||8 d 0 h 3 m 23 s (192 h 3 m 23 s)|
|4th||Apr 16, 1972||Apollo 16 - Moon||11 d 1 h 51 m 05 s (265 h 51 m 05 s)|
|5th||Apr 12, 1981||Columbia STS-1||2 d 6 h 20 m 54 s (54 h 20 m 54 s)|
|6th||Nov 28, 1983||Columbia STS-9||10 d 7 h 47 m 24 s (247 h 47 m 24 s)|
|Cumulative time:||34 d 19 h 41 m 56 s (835 h 41 m 56 s)|
|1st||Apr 21, 1972||Lunar module Orion||7 h 11 m||EVA on the Moon|
|2nd||Apr 22, 1972||Lunar module Orion||7 h 23 m||EVA on the Moon|
|3rd||Apr 23, 1972||Lunar module Orion||5 h 40 m||EVA on the Moon|
|Cumulative time:||20 h 14 m|
John Young is one of the most successful astronauts of USA. John Young made
space flights under programs Gemini,
Apollo and Space Shuttle.
John Young has made six space flights, and he is the first astronaut who has made the fifth and sixth
space flights. The sixth flight has John Young carried out in 1983. Only in thirteen years,
after John Young, in 1996, Story Musgrave became the second astronaut
made six space flights.
The first John Young's start in space - in the first manned flight of Gemini-3 together with Virgil Grissom, was also first manned flight under the program Gemini. Gemini-3 has made three orbits around the Earth, approximately, for 5 hours.
The second flight John Young has made as the commander of crew Gemini-10 in 1966. The flight Apollo - 10 in May, 1969 became general rehearsal of landing on the Moon. Thomas Stafford (commander of crew), John Young and Eugen Cernan about 31 times have flown around the Moon and steel by fourth, fifth and sixth astronauts achieved orbit of the Moon. It was the third John Young's flight. In April, 1972 John Young as the commander of Apollo-16 together with Charles Duke has landed on the Moon, where has carried out almost of three day. Thus John Young the ninth astronaut entered on a surface of the Moon. It was the fourth John Young's flight in space.
The twelfth of April, 1981, is equal in twenty years after Gagarin's flight, is carried out the first manned space flight under the program Space Shuttle. And the commander of the first crew of the reusable Space Shuttle Columbia was John Young. It was his fifth space flight. Sixth, and while last flight, John Young has made as the commander of crew of the Space Shuttle Colombia (STS-9) in 1983.
John Young, 1972.
John Young, 1986.
John Young on the Moon.
John Young on board of the Gemini.
John Youngcommander of the Space Shuttle Columbia.
John Young, 2007.