Category: john young

April 21, 1972: Apollo 16 astronaut John Young at the rim of the Plum Crater on the Moon.

(NASA)

April 21, 1972: Apollo 16 astronaut John Young at the rim of the Plum Crater on the Moon.

(NASA)

April 13, 1964: A group portrait of Gemini spacemen John Young, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, and Tom Stafford, the only one revealing a bit of a smile.

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young on the Moon, painted by Alan Bean, 1984. (The artist knew a thing or two about this subject.)

Spaceman John Young with the Apollo 16 lunar rover, April 23, 1972.

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young at the rim of the Plum Crater on the Moon, April 21, 1972. (NASA)

ON THIS DAY: Apollo 16 astronaut John Young works at the lunar rover on April 22, 1972. (NASA)

The Moon, April 22, 1972.

TODAY IN HISTORY: On April 22, 1972, astronauts John Young and Charlie Duke go on the second moonwalk of the Apollo 16 mission.

April 22, 1972 – Astronauts John Young and Charlie Duke go on the second spacewalk of the Apollo 16 mission.