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Old 01-10-2018, 08:34 AM
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Default Remembering John Young

It was great to read Paul Dye's eloquent tribute to John Young. He was a true American hero and we are especially proud of him here in Georgia. John graduated from Georgia Tech in 1952 with a bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering. Now only was he a Rambling Wreck from Georgia Tech, he was a helluva engineer!

Even though he has had his last MECO, it is a sure bet that John arrived in heaven at Mach 22+.

God's speed to John Young and all of the other steely eyed rocket men who paved the way.
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Old 01-10-2018, 12:01 PM
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John Young; astronaut. Flew Gemini missions and was the Apollo 16 Mission Commander; selected to fly the very first Space Shuttle mission. Only guy to fly in the Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programs.

We don't make guys like this anymore.

Thoughts and prayers for family and friends.

Goodspeed John Young.
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:25 PM
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I would really enjoy reading Paul's tribute to John Young. Where can one find it?
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:32 PM
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