Apollo 15

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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.