Apollo 10 astronauts, John Young and Eugene Cernan, 1969.
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Cernan (seated) and Young are shown suiting up for the Apollo 10 launch countdown demonstration test on 6th May 1969. Apollo 10, with astronauts Thomas Stafford, Young and Cernan aboard, was launched on 18th May 1969 on a lunar orbital mision, the dres rehearsal for the Apollo 11 Moon landing mision which took place two months later. Cernan was the Lunar Module pilot and Young flew the Command Module on Apollo 10.