Apollo missions

By Nathan and Gabe

Apollo 1

Apollo 1 was a tragedy as Virgil Grissom, Edward white and roger Chaffee lost their lives when a fire swept three the command module

Apollo 7

The objective was to demonstrate command and service module and crew performance. The crew members were Walter schirra jr. Was the commander, and Walter Cunningham was the lunar module pilot, Donn. F Eisele was the command modual pilot.
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Apollo 8

The objective was to demonstrate translunar injection by flying around the moon and back to earth. The commander was Frank Borman. The lunar module pilot was William A. Anders. The command module pilot was James A. Lovell Jr.
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Apollo 9

The main mission of Apollo 9 earth orbital engineering test of the first crew lunar modgual and to perform docking mount era and launch vehicle and spacecraft systems. the crew was James A. Mc.divitt was the commander Russell L. Schweickart was the lunar modual pilot and David R. Scott was the command modgual pilot.
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Apollo 11

Apollo eleven was a huge accomplishment for the NASA space program because it was the first time they have ever had man step foot on the moon. An estimated 530,000,000 people watched as Neil Armstrong said the famous words, "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind". Aldrin and Armstrong spent 21 hours and 36 minuets on the moon. Neil Armstrong was the commander. Edwin E. Aldrin was lunar module pilot and Michael Collins was the command module pilot.
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Apollo 12

The primary mission objective of Apollo 12 was the serveys and sampleings at landing points. It was the second crew lunar landing. Astronauts where also to retrieve portions of the surveyer 3 space craft witch had soft landed on the moon in 1967. The crew consisted of Charles Conrad Jr., he was the commander, Alan L. Bean, he was the lunar modual pilot and Richard F. Gordon, he was the command modual pilot.
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Apollo 13

Mission Objective

Apollo 13 was supposed to land in the Fra Mauro area. An explosion on board forced Apollo 13 to circle the moon without landing. Apollo 13

James A. Lovell Jr.

Commander


Fred W. Haise Jr.

Lunar Module Pilot


John L. Swigert Jr.

Command Module Pilot

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Apollo 14

The primary objectives of this mission were to explore the Fra Mauro region centered around deployment of the Apollo Lunar Surface Scientific Experiments Package,lunar field geology investigations; collection of surface material samples for return to Earth; deployment of other scientific instruments not part of ALSEP. Apollo 14 Crew

Alan B. Shepard Jr.

Commander


Edgar D. Mitchell

Lunar Module Pilot


Stuart A. Roosa

Command Module Pilot

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Apollo 15

Apollo 15 was the first of the Apollo "J" missions capable of a longer stay time on the moon and greater surface mobility. There were four primary objectives falling in the general categories of lunar surface science, lunar orbital science and engineering-operational. Apollo 15 Crew

David R. Scott

Commander


James B. Irwin

Lunar Module Pilot


Alfred M. Worden

Command Module Pilot

Apollo 16

Three primary objectives were (1) to inspect, survey, and sample materials and surface features at a selected landing site in the Descartes region; (2) emplace and activate surface experiments; and (3) conduct in-flight experiments and photographic tasks from lunar orbit. Apollo 16 Crew

John W. Young

Commander


Charles M. Duke Jr.

Lunar Module Pilot


Thomas K. Mattingly II

Command Module Pilot

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Apollo 17

The lunar landing site was the Taurus-Littrow highlands and valley area. This site was picked for Apollo 17 as a location where rocks both older and younger than those previously returned from other Apollo missions, as well as from Luna 16 and 20 missions, might be found. Crew

Eugene A. Cernan, Commander

Harrison H. Schmitt, Lunar Module Pilot

Ronald E. Evans, Command Module Pilot

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