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Apollo 15
Apollo 15 Lunar Rover and Irwin.jpg
Jim Irwin wi the Lunar Rovin Vehicle on the first lunar surface EVA o Apollo 15
Mission teep Manned lunar laundin
Operator NASA[1]
COSPAR ID CSM: 1971-063A
LM: 1971-063C
SATCAT no. CSM: 5351
LM: 5366
Mission duration 12 days, 7 oors, 11 minutes, 53 seiconts
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft Apollo CSM-112
Apollo LM-10
Manufacturer CSM: North American Rockwell
LM: Grumman
Launch mass 48,599 kilograms (107,142 lb)
Laundin mass 5,321 kilograms (11,731 lb)
Crew
Crew size 3
Members David R. Scott
Alfred M. Worden
James B. Irwin
Callsign CSM: Endeavour
LM: Falcon
EVAs 1 in cislunar space
Plus 4 on the lunar surface
EVA duration 39 minutes, 7 seconds
Spacewalk tae retrieve film cassettes
Stairt o mission
Launch date July 26, 1971, 13:34:00.6 (1971-07-26UTC13:34Z) UTC
Rocket Saturn V SA-510
Launch steid Kennedy LC-39A
End of mission
Rekivert bi USS Okinawa
Laundin date August 7, 1971, 20:45:53 (1971-08-07UTC20:45:54Z) UTC
Laundin steid North Pacific Ocean
26°7′N 158°8′W / 26.117°N 158.133°W / 26.117; -158.133 (Apollo 15 splashdown)
Orbital parameters
Reference seestem Selenocentric
Periselene 101.5 kilometers (54.8 nmi)
Aposelene 120.8 kilometers (65.2 nmi)
Inclination 23 degrees
Epoch Julie 30, 1971
Lunar orbiter
Spacecraft component Command/Service Module
Orbital insertion July 29, 1971, 20:05:46 UTC
Departit orbit August 4, 1971, 21:22:45 UTC
Orbits 74
Lunar lander
Spacecraft component Lunar Module
Laundin date Julie 30, 1971, 22:16:29 UTC
Return launch August 2, 1971, 17:11:23 UTC
Landin steid Hadley–Apennine
26°07′56″N 3°38′02″E / 26.13222°N 3.63386°E / 26.13222; 3.63386 (Apollo 15 laundin)
Sample mass 77 kilograms (170 lb)
Surface EVAs 4 (includin standup)
EVA duration 19 oors, 7 minutes, 53 seiconts
Staundup: 33 minutes, 7 seiconts
First: 6 oors, 32 minutes, 42 seiconts
Seicont: 7 oors, 12 minutes, 14 seiconts
Third: 4 oors, 49 minutes, 50 seiconts
Lunar rover
Distance covered 27.9 kilometers (17.3 mi)
Docking with LM
Dockin date Julie 26, 1971, 17:07:49 UTC
Undockin date Julie 30, 1971, 18:13:16 UTC
Docking with LM Ascent Stage
Dockin date August 2, 1971, 19:10:25 UTC
Undockin date August 3, 1971, 01:04:01 UTC
Peylaid
Scientific Instrument Module
Lunar Roving Vehicle
Mass SIM:
LRV: 463 pounds (210 kg)

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The Apollo 15 Prime Crew - GPN-2000-001169.jpg
Left tae richt: Scott, Worden, Irwin 

Apollo 15 wis the nint manned mission in the Unitit States' Apollo program, the fowert tae laund on the Muin, an the aicht successfu manned 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. Archived frae the oreeginal on August 23, 2007. Retrieved July 18, 2009.