Legendary astronaut took one small step for man and two giant leaps into the north-east during illustrious career

The late Nasa astronaut John Young, who died at the weekend drives the lunar rover on one of his many space missions, he visited the north-east twice during his 42-year-career. (Picture: Nasa)
The late Nasa astronaut John Young, who died at the weekend drives the lunar rover on one of his many space missions, he visited the north-east twice during his 42-year-career. (Picture: Nasa)

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