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2011-04-20 09:34:54

NASA will posthumously honor Alan B Shepard Jr, the first American astronaut in space who later walked on the moon, with an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his contributions to the US space program.

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2009-09-18 07:10:00

Researchers are one step closer to creating a micro-aircraft that flies with the maneuverability and energy efficiency of an insect after decoding the aerodynamic secrets of insect flight.

2009-07-21 06:00:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Buzz Aldrin (Astronaut, second man to walk on the Moon -- Apollo 11) Alan Bean (Astronaut, walked on Moon -- Apollo 12) Eugene Cernan (Astronaut, last man to walk on Moon -- Apollo 17) Charlie Duke (Astronaut, USAF Brigadier General, walked on Moon -- Apollo 16) Edgar Mitchell (Astronaut, walked on Moon -- Apollo 14) Harrison Schmitt (Astronaut, former Senator of New Mexico, last man who arrived on Moon -- Apollo 17) John Young...

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2009-06-09 15:20:00

For about four years, 38-year-old Web developer John Young has been projecting film from a 1970s school projector mounted on his 1977 BMW motorcycle.

2009-01-22 16:29:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- George "Pinky" Nelson, William M. Shepherd and James D. Wetherbee will join an elite group of American space heroes as they are inducted into the U.S.

2008-11-13 06:00:36

Accumetrics, a provider of accessible diagnostic tests for rapid platelet function assessment, has appointed John Young as its new chief medical officer.

2008-07-13 12:00:05

By Dominic Gates, Seattle Times Jul. 13--LONDON -- Despite the Pentagon decision last week to redo the big Air Force refueling-tanker competition won in February by Airbus parent EADS and its partner Northrop Grumman, top EADS executives remain determined to break into the U.S. defense market.

2008-06-28 09:02:30

By Jim Fuquay, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jun. 28--DALLAS -- U.S.


Latest John Young Reference Libraries

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2010-11-17 15:43:04

John Young was a NASA astronaut and engineer. He was born as John Watts Young on September 24, 1930 in San Francisco, California but was raised in Orlando, Florida. After high school, Young went to the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering. After his graduation, he entered the United States Navy and served as a Fire Control Officer on the USS Laws. He also completed a tour in the Korean Seas. About ten years...

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2010-10-29 20:25:18

Eugene Cernan was a NASA astronaut and an engineer. He was born David Eugene "Gene" Andrew Cernan on March 14, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in a diverse environment and graduated from Proviso East High School in Maywood, Illinois. He continued his education in Indiana at Purdue University, where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering. He was contracted into the United States Navy at Purdue, and began flying jets as a Naval Aviator. In 1963, he obtained a Masters...

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