John Young dead: Apollo astronaut who walked on the moon dies, aged 87

John Young dead: Apollo astronaut who walked on the moon dies, aged 87The 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.



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