Encyclopedia > Apollo 15

  Article Content

Apollo 15

Apollo 15 was preceded by Apollo 14 and followed by Apollo 16.

Ninth manned mission in the Apollo program. Fourth mission to land on the moon.

Apollo 15: NASA

Launched: July 26, 1971
Returned: August 7, 1971
Crew members: David Scott[?], commander; Alfred Worden[?], command module pilot; James Irwin[?], lunar module pilot.
Command module: Endeavor, in honor of Cook's ship Endeavour
Lunar module: Falcon
Landed: July 30, 1971
Lunar landing site: 26.1 N, 3.6 E -- Hadley-Apennine, Mare Imbrium
On surface: 2 days 18.9 hours
Lunar EVA: 19.1 hours (0.5 + 6.6 + 7.2 + 4.8)
Samples: 76.8 kg

The first of the J-class missions, featuring the Lunar Rover.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Monty Woolley

... onstage before taking it to Hollywood. Academy Awards and Nominations 1945 - Nominated - Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Since You Went Away 1943 - Nominated ...

This page was created in 54.8 ms