Astronaut John Young: Celebrating the Apollo Program
This podcast is part of the Smithsonian Online Conference series. The following program is produced by the National Air and Space Museum and LearningTimes in connection with NASA and the Smithsonian's Apollo Space Program Virtual Conference for Educators taking place on November 10th, 2009.
Listen in as Captain John Young talks about the Apollo program, his work on the moon, and his thoughts for the future of space exploration and manned missions to the moon and Mars.
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, a FREE one-day online event. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum professionals will present the challenges of the Apollo Program and examine the remarkable technologies that made the moon landings possible.
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About John Young
Space pioneer John W. Young flew twice to the moon, worked on its surface and commanded the first Space Shuttle mission. Young's achievements during his 42-year career at NASA are unmatched. He was the first human to fly in space six times and launch seven times, six times from Earth and once from the moon. He is the only astronaut to pilot four different types of spacecraft, flying in the Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle programs.
This conference is generously funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.