On Feb. 4, 1985, staff photographer Joel Lugavere covered the test of a NASA space shuttle engine. This image accompanied staff writer Allan Jalon's article in the Feb. 11, 1985, Los Angeles Times that began: In a concrete bunker on a crest in the Santa Susana Mountains, two men peer through binoculars...
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American astronaut who led the first US space shuttle mission and was the ninth man to walk on the moon The astronaut John Young, who has died aged 87, was the ninth man to walk on the moon, as commander of Nasa’s Apollo 16 mission in 1972, and landed the first US space shuttle in 1981. Show More Summary
The last time astronauts were able to get a direct flight from the U.S. to the stars was in 2011 when Space Shuttle Atlantis flew its last mission. That could change soon with both Boeing and SpaceX working to convince NASA that they...Show More Summary
Captivated by space, Ash Bhardwaj fulfills his childhood dream of seeing a Space Shuttle - and even meets astronaut Ken Cameron, who piloted Atlantis twice - at Florida's out-of-this-world attraction.
From cars and bicycles to airplanes and space shuttles, manufacturers around the world are trying to make these vehicles lighter, which helps lower fuel use and lessen the environmental footprint.
(University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center) From cars and bicycles to airplanes and space shuttles, manufacturers around the world are trying to make these vehicles lighter, which helps lower fuel use and lessen the environmental footprint. But with the industry relying on petroleum products to make carbon fiber today, could we instead use renewable sources?
Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87.
Bobo sends the sad news that astronaut John Young has passed at the age of 87. From Space.com; John Young, NASA’s longest-serving astronaut, who walked on the moon and flew on the first Gemini and space shuttle missions, has died. The first person to fly six times into space — seven, if you count his […]
The astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and flew the first space shuttle mission, has died aged 87. In a statement, the agency tweeted: “We’re saddened by the loss of astronaut John Young, who was 87. “Young flew twice to the Moon, walked on its surface & flew the first Space Shuttle mission.
America's most experienced astronaut has passed away at the age of 87. In a statement, acting NASA administrator Robert Lightfoot said that Captain John Young (US Navy, retired) died on January 5 due to complications from pneumonia.Show More Summary
Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, according to a statement from NASA. Young was 87. The space agency said in a statement that Young died Friday night following complications from pneumonia. NASA said Young was the...
John Young ventured into space in pioneering two-man Gemini capsules, orbited the moon and walked on its cratered surface before commanding two space shuttle missions
Space agency announces death of first man to fly into space six times George HW Bush salutes ‘courage and commitment’ of ‘fearless patriot’ The astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died. Show More Summary
Young landed on the moon in 1972 and was the commander of the first space shuttle flight.
CBS News reports: Legendary astronaut John Young — who twice ventured into space in pioneering two-man Gemini capsules, orbited the moon and then walked on its cratered surface before commanding two space shuttle missions, including the program’s maiden flight — has died, ending one of the most storied careers in space history. Show More Summary
Mr. Young also walked on the moon and was the only astronaut to fly in the Gemini, Apollo and shuttle programs.
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SPRINTING AHEAD: What to Expect from Mercedes’ Next-Generation Full-Size Van. “The last time Mercedes-Benz rolled out an all-new Sprinter, George W. Bush was in the White House and Saddam Hussein was still alive. The space shuttle was flying, a diesel had just won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time, and a […]
Public Domain When Los Angeles had decently-paid workers: Vultee Aviation plant in World War II. In later years, the factory worked on NASA's Apollo and Space Shuttle projects, then closed. Making It: Why Manufacturing Still MattersBy Louis UchitelleThe New Press This article appears in the Winter 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Show More Summary