Apollo 15

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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 teepManned lunar laundin
OperatorNASA[1]
COSPAR IDCSM: 1971-063A
LM: 1971-063C
SATCAT no.CSM: 5351
LM: 5366
Mission duration12 days, 7 oors, 11 minutes, 53 seiconts
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftApollo CSM-112
Apollo LM-10
ManufacturerCSM: North American Rockwell
LM: Grumman
Launch mass48,599 kilograms (107,142 lb)
Laundin mass5,321 kilograms (11,731 lb)
Crew
Crew size3
MembersDavid R. Scott
Alfred M. Worden
James B. Irwin
CallsignCSM: Endeavour
LM: Falcon
EVAs1 in cislunar space
Plus 4 on the lunar surface
EVA duration39 minutes, 7 seconds
Spacewalk tae retrieve film cassettes
Stairt o mission
Launch dateJuly 26, 1971, 13:34:00.6 (1971-07-26UTC13:34Z) UTC
RocketSaturn V SA-510
Launch steidKennedy LC-39A
End of mission
Rekivert biUSS Okinawa
Laundin dateAugust 7, 1971, 20:45:53 (1971-08-07UTC20:45:54Z) UTC
Laundin steidNorth Pacific Ocean
26°7′N 158°8′W / 26.117°N 158.133°W / 26.117; -158.133 (Apollo 15 splashdown)
Orbital parameters
Reference seestemSelenocentric
Periselene101.5 kilometers (54.8 nmi)
Aposelene120.8 kilometers (65.2 nmi)
Inclination23 degrees
EpochJulie 30, 1971
Lunar orbiter
Spacecraft componentCommand/Service Module
Orbital insertionJuly 29, 1971, 20:05:46 UTC
Departit orbitAugust 4, 1971, 21:22:45 UTC
Orbits74
Lunar lander
Spacecraft componentLunar Module
Laundin dateJulie 30, 1971, 22:16:29 UTC
Return launchAugust 2, 1971, 17:11:23 UTC
Landin steidHadley–Apennine
26°07′56″N 3°38′02″E / 26.13222°N 3.63386°E / 26.13222; 3.63386 (Apollo 15 laundin)
Sample mass77 kilograms (170 lb)
Surface EVAs4 (includin standup)
EVA duration19 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 covered27.9 kilometers (17.3 mi)
Docking with LM
Dockin dateJulie 26, 1971, 17:07:49 UTC
Undockin dateJulie 30, 1971, 18:13:16 UTC
Docking with LM Ascent Stage
Dockin dateAugust 2, 1971, 19:10:25 UTC
Undockin dateAugust 3, 1971, 01:04:01 UTC
Peylaid
Scientific Instrument Module
Lunar Roving Vehicle
MassSIM:
LRV: 463 pounds (210 kg)
Apollo 15-insignia.png 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.