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John Watts Young

John Watts Young Biography

Astronaut


ABOUT
First person to fly into space six times and the ninth to set foot on the moon. He orbited the moon alone aboard the Apollo 10.
BEFORE FAME
He set two aircraft speed world records for reaching 3,000 meters and 25,000 meters in 1962.

FAMILY LIFE
He moved to Florida with his family in 1939.
TRIVIA
After the Korean War, he served as the fire control officer for the USS Laws until June 1953.

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