April 17, 2014

humanoidhistory:

Gemini 3 astronauts Gus Grissom (left) and John Young prior to launch in March 1965. (NASA)

(via lightthiscandle)

March 13, 2014
1981 wire photo, and a great STS-1 personality shot.

1981 wire photo, and a great STS-1 personality shot.

11:58pm  |   URL: http://tmblr.co/Z2vmgx1A48NA7
  
Filed under: sts-1 
March 13, 2014
I have sadly neglected this blog for too long. 1981 wire photo.

I have sadly neglected this blog for too long. 1981 wire photo.

November 20, 2013
lightthiscandle:

Young: Heh heh heh! Gloves!
Grissom: Shut up, John.

lightthiscandle:

Young: Heh heh heh! Gloves!

Grissom: Shut up, John.

November 12, 2013

lightthiscandle:

Astronauts John Young and Michael Collins get picked up by helicopter after their Gemini 10 splashdown, June 1966.

10:37pm  |   URL: http://tmblr.co/Z2vmgx_G76Og
  
Filed under: Gemini 10 
October 14, 2013
Aaaaaaand Deke showed up. John’s hair is magnificent here. There are many other NASA all-stars here, too.

Aaaaaaand Deke showed up. John’s hair is magnificent here. There are many other NASA all-stars here, too.

October 14, 2013
Bean, Young, and Anders together, 1966. From this fantastic article.

Bean, Young, and Anders together, 1966. From this fantastic article.

October 8, 2013
lightthiscandle:

John Young makes his entrance.

lightthiscandle:

John Young makes his entrance.

October 2, 2013
astrohardware:

Here’s John Young in preparation for neutral buoyancy training, September 19, 1979. Columbia carried two Extravehicular Mobility Units aboard its maiden voyage in case an emergency EVA had to take place. In such an occasion, Robert Crippen would ideally go out alone, with Young standing by as backup.

astrohardware:

Here’s John Young in preparation for neutral buoyancy training, September 19, 1979. Columbia carried two Extravehicular Mobility Units aboard its maiden voyage in case an emergency EVA had to take place. In such an occasion, Robert Crippen would ideally go out alone, with Young standing by as backup.

(via lightthiscandle)

September 28, 2013
astrohardware:

John Young on a treadmill in a space suit, October 27, 1980. But why?

No joke, John Young used to legit work out in pressure suits. He was hardcore

astrohardware:

John Young on a treadmill in a space suit, October 27, 1980. But why?

No joke, John Young used to legit work out in pressure suits. He was hardcore

(via jump-suit)