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Young, John (John Watts) 1930-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 3,139 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Photographs‡vfrom space  Interviews 
Roles: Interviewee
Classifications: TL799.M6, 629.454
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Most widely held works by John Young
In the shadow of the Moon by David Sington ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the story of NASA's Apollo program and the lunar landings by American astronauts made between 1968 and 1972. Features rare archival footage and interviews with surviving astronauts
Crew of Apollo 16 interview from space ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spacemen Young, Duke and Mattingly en route back from the moon, talking about lunar rock samples, the back side of the moon, and their most memorable impressions of the trip
The wonder of it all real American heroes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the rarely told human side of the men behind the Apollo missions through thoughtful and candid accounts from seven moonwalkers. Includes interviews with Buzz Aldrin, Alan Bean, Charlie Duke, and many more
Riding the space shuttle by John Young ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1981 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen describe the maiden voyage of the space shuttle, Columbia
Apollo 16, the men, moon and memories ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Three astronauts were on the Apollo 16 mission to explore the moon's highlands. They were equipped with a lunar roving vehicle and actually set the speed record on the moon, all of 11 mph. The film includes incredible footage of the astronauts driving the rover, racing around the moon and gathering materials and setting up experiments. The crew cover 26.7 kilometers of the lunar surface and remained on the moon for 71 hours."--Container
In the shadow of the moon DVD 160 by Buzz Aldrin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the Apollo space program (1961-1975) and their mission to land on the moon; includes interviews and archival footage
Forever Young : a life of adventure in air and space by John Young ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John W. Young walked on the Moon. His peers called him the "astronaut's astronaut." He tells the story of his two Gemini flights, his two Apollo missions, the first-ever Space Shuttle flight, and the first Spacelab mission. He portrays astronauts as ordinary human beings and NASA as an institution with the same ups and downs as other major bureaucracies. And he frankly discusses the risks of space travel, including what went wrong with the Challenger and Columbia shuttles
Interview from space by John Young ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Apollo 10 (space flight): lift-off] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Commentary by NBC TV news; countdown, lift-off. Astronauts Tom Stafford, John Young, and Eugene Cernan
[Apollo 10 (space flight)] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Splashdown and recovery of Apollo 10; first words after returning to earth; from the recovery ship U.S.S. "Princeton."
Space shuttle Columbia April 1981 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Presents launching of the United States first space shuttle Columbia with astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen in April of 1981
[Apollo 10 (space flight): television pictures] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Commentary from astronauts, NBC TV, on initial Lunar Landing Module, first live color television pictures from space, and pictures of the Earth from 6,500 nautical miles out
First flight report, STS-1 post flight press conference ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen report on their first space shuttle flight. Covers the lift-off, in-flight activities, and the landing at Dryden Flight Research Center, Calif
Letters by Virgil I Grissom ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
T.L.S. (1965 April 29) to George McCullough concerning a flight in "Molly Brown," and a T.L.S. (1966 Jan. 21) to Bern Dibner concerning the authenticity of the signatures. Both letters also signed by Young
[Moonwalk] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Neil Armstrong describes the moon's surface, Buzz Aldrin speaks of his descent from the moon, Nixon speaks to them from the White House, and selected conversations among space travellers on subsequent moon landings
Apollo 16 launch Interview from space / Crew of Apollo 16. Address to Canadian Parliament. Introductory statement by Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau / Pres. Nixon ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Spacemen Young, Duke and Mattingly en route back from the moon, talking about lunar rock samples, the back side of the moon, and their most memorable impressions of the trip
Richard H. Truly U.S. Space Program collection by Richard Truly ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Records in this collection cover Admiral Richard H. Truly's career from 1969 -1997, however the focus is on his work with the National Aeronautics and Space administration (NASA) from 1969-1983 and from 1986 -1992 during which he served as an administrator and led the Challenger accident investigation. Papers also cover his work as an astronaut (1969-1983), as Commander of the Naval Space Command (1983-1986), and as Director of Georgia Tech Research Institute (1992-1997). The collection includes books from Admiral Truly's library and artwork and artifacts pertaining to his career
[Space shuttle Columbia landing ceremonies] ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Apollo 16 - Apollo 17 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Fifth moon landing to explore Descartes Highlands and the Cayley Plains regions with rover by John W. Young and Charles Moss Duke with Thomas Kenneth (Ken) Mattingly orbiting April 16-27, 1972. Sixth and concluding Apollo landing to explore the Taurus-Littrow Vally region by Eugene A. Cernan and American geologist Harrison H. Schmitt (1936- ) with Ronald E. Evans (1935-1990) orbiting Dec. 6-19, 1972. Includes EVA (extravehicular activity or "space walk")
 
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Alternative Names
Young, John Watts 1930-
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