Who were the Apollo 15 astronauts?

Who were the Apollo 15 astronauts?

Apollo 15

Spacecraft properties
Crew size 3
Members David R. Scott Alfred M. Worden James B. Irwin
Callsign CSM: Endeavour LM: Falcon
EVAs 1 in cislunar space and 4 on the lunar surface

Who were the Apollo 18 astronauts?

In the case of Apollo 18 the crew was probably the Apollo 15 backup crew:

  • Richard F. Gordon Jr. (commander (CDR))
  • Vance D. Brand (Command Module pilot (CMP))
  • Harrison Schmitt (Lunar Module pilot (LMP))

Which Apollo spacecraft landed on the moon in February 1971?

Apollo 14
4, 1971. Apollo 14 arrived in lunar orbit on Feb. 4, 1971, to prepare for the landing in and exploration of the Fra Mauro highlands.

What went wrong with Apollo 14?

A launch glitch However, the Apollo 14 astronauts ran into trouble as they were preparing to leave Earth orbit. One of their required tasks was to dock the command module Kitty Hawk against the lunar lander (or lunar module) Antares to fly the two craft to the moon, but the docking latches didn’t work.

Who was on the crew of Apollo 16?

Apollo 16

Spacecraft properties
Crew size 3
Members John W. Young Thomas K. Mattingly II Charles M. Duke Jr.
Callsign CSM: Casper LM: Orion
EVAs 1 in cislunar space to retrieve film cassettes

What was Apollo 16?

Apollo 16 was the fifth mission to land men on the moon and return them to Earth. It was also the second flight of the Lunar Roving Vehicle. Astronauts collected samples, took photographs and conducted experiments that included the first use of an ultraviolet camera/spectrograph on the Moon.

What did Apollo 17 find on the Moon?

Apollo 17 astronauts Gene Cernan, Harrison Schmitt and Ron Evans. But the Moon wasn’t totally bland, as Apollo 17 moonwalkers Gene Cernan and Jack Schmitt found out. They came across some orange soil on the lunar surface. “The moon is bland in color, Cernan said.

Who walked on the Moon in 1971?

Edgar Mitchell and Alan Shepard Edgar Mitchell, left, conducts a seismic experiment during the first Apollo 14 moonwalk with Alan Shepard on Feb. 5, 1971. The photograph was captured by an automatic camera mounted on a vehicle the mission used to haul equipment. Mitchell died at 85, in Florida, in early 2016.

Who was the crew of Apollo 17?

Harrison Schmitt
Apollo 17/Members

Who are the astronauts on the Apollo 14 mission?

Astronauts and key Mission Control personnel Position Astronaut Commander Alan B. Shepard Jr. Second and last spac Command Module Pilot Stuart A. Roosa Only spaceflight Lunar Module Pilot Edgar D. Mitchell Only spaceflight

Who are the astronauts that died on Apollo 1?

Apollo 1 — Jan. 27, 1967. Astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Edward White and Roger B. Chaffee had all been veterans of NASA’s Mercury or Gemini programs. A disaster involving the highly oxygenated air inside their capsule and a stray spark, along with the vessel’s hatch being difficult to open from the inside, resulted in the death of all three men.

Who was the commander of the Apollo 17 mission?

An overview of the history and accomplishments of NASA’s Apollo missions. In this Apollo 17 onboard photo, Mission Commander Eugene A. Cernan adjusts the U.S. flag deployed upon the Moon during the December 1972 lunar landing mission, which marked the last of NASA’s Apollo Moon landings. (Image credit: NASA)

Who was the first astronaut to land on the Moon?

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands on the lunar surface during the first moon landing in 1969. (Image credit: Apollo 11/NASA) Apollo 1 — Jan. 27, 1967. Astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Edward White and Roger B. Chaffee had all been veterans of NASA’s Mercury or Gemini programs.