Apollo 12

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Apollo 12
Surveyor 3-Apollo 12.jpg
Astronaut Pete Conrad studies the Surveyor 3 spacecraft; the Lunar Module, Intrepid, can be seen in the top right of the picture.
Mission teepManned lunar laundin
LM: 1969-099C
SATCAT no.CSM: 4225
LM: 4226
Mission duration10 days, 4 oors, 36 minutes, 24 seiconts
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftApollo CSM-108
Apollo LM-6
ManufacturerCSM: North American Rockwell
LM: Grumman
Launch mass101,127 pound (45,870 kg)
Laundin mass11,050 pound (5,010 kg)
Crew size3
MembersCharles "Pete" Conrad, Jr.
Richard F. Gordon, Jr.
Alan L. Bean
CallsignCSM: Yankee Clipper, LM: Intrepid
Stairt o mission
Launch dateNovember 14, 1969, 16:22:00 (1969-11-14UTC16:22Z) UTC
RocketSaturn V SA-507
Launch steidKennedy LC-39A
End of mission
Rekivert biUSS Hornet
Laundin dateNovember 24, 1969, 20:58:24 (1969-11-24UTC20:58:25Z) UTC
Laundin steidSooth Paceefic Ocean
15°47′S 165°9′W / 15.783°S 165.150°W / -15.783; -165.150 (Apollo 12 splashdoun)
Orbital parameters
Reference seestemSelenocentric
Periselene101.10 kilometer (54.59 nmi)
Aposelene122.42 kilometer (66.10 nmi)
Lunar orbiter
Orbital insertionNovember 18, 1969, 03:47:23 UTC
Departit orbitNovember 21, 1969, 20:49:16 UTC
Lunar lander
Spacecraft componentLunar Module
Laundin dateNovember 19, 1969, 06:54:35 UTC
Return launchNovember 20, 1969, 14:25:47 UTC
Landin steidOcean o Storms
3°00′45″S 23°25′18″W / 3.01239°S 23.42157°W / -3.01239; -23.42157[[Category:Template:Lunar quadrangle quadrangle]]
Sample mass34.35 kilogram (75.7 lb)
Surface EVAs2
EVA durationTotal: 7 oors, 45 minutes, 18 seiconts
First: 3 oors, 56 minutes, 03 seiconts
Seicont: 3 oors, 49 minutes, 15 seiconts
Docking with LM
Dockin dateNovember 14, 1969, 19:48:53 UTC
Undockin dateNovember 19, 1969, 04:16:02 UTC
Docking with LM Ascent Stage
Dockin dateNovember 20, 1969, 17:58:20 UTC
Undockin dateNovember 20, 1969, 20:21:31 UTC
Apollo 12 crew.jpg
Left tae richt: Conrad, Gordon, Bean 

Apollo 12 wis the saxt manned flicht in the Unitit States Apollo program an the seicont tae laund on the Muin (an H teep mission).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Orloff, Richard W. (September 2004) [First published 2000]. "Table of Contents". Apollo by the Numbers: A Statistical Reference. NASA History Division, Office of Policy and Plans. NASA History Series. Washington, D.C.: NASA. ISBN 0-16-050631-X. LCCN 00061677. NASA SP-2000-4029. Retrieved 12 Juin 2013.