Apollo 16

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Apollo 16
John W. Young on the Moon.jpg
John Young on the Muin, witthe Lunar Module an Lunar Rover in the backgrund
Mission teep Manned lunar laundin
Operator NASA[1]
COSPAR ID CSM: 1972-031A
LM: 1972-031C
SATCAT no. CSM: 6000
LM: 6005
Mission duration 11 days, 1 oor, 51 minutes, 5 seiconts
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft Apollo CSM-113
Apollo LM-11
Manufacturer CSM: North American Rockwell
LM: Grumman
Launch mass 107,226 pounds (48,637 kg)
Laundin mass 11,995 pounds (5,441 kg)
Crew
Crew size 3
Members John W. Young
Thomas K. Mattingly II
Charles M. Duke, Jr.
Callsign CSM: Casper
LM: Orion
EVAs 1 in cislunar space
Plus 4 on the lunar surface
EVA duration 1 oors, 23 minutes, 42 seconds
Spacewalk tae retrieve film cassettes
Stairt o mission
Launch date Not recognized as a date. Years must have 4 digits (use leading zeros for years < 1000). UTC
Rocket Saturn V SA-511
Launch steid Kennedy LC-39A
End of mission
Rekivert bi USS Ticonderoga
Laundin date April 27, 1972, 19:45:05 (1972-04-27UTC19:45:06Z) UTC
Laundin steid Sooth Paceefic Ocean
0°43′S 156°13′W / 0.717°S 156.217°W / -0.717; -156.217 (Apollo 16 splashdoun)
Orbital parameters
Reference seestem Selenocentric
Periselene 20.2 kilometers (10.9 nmi)
Aposelene 108.3 kilometers (58.5 nmi)
Epoch Aprile 20, 1972, 00:27 UTC
Lunar orbiter
Spacecraft component Command/Service Module
Orbital insertion Aprile 19, 1972, 20:22:27 UTC
Departit orbit Aprile 25, 1972, 02:15:33 UTC
Orbits 64
Lunar lander
Spacecraft component Lunar Module
Laundin date Aprile 21, 1972, 02:23:35 UTC
Return launch Aprile 24, 1972, 01:25:47 UTC
Landin steid Descartes Hielands
8°58′23″S 15°30′01″E / 8.97301°S 15.50019°E / -8.97301; 15.50019
Sample mass 95.71 kilograms (211.0 lb)
Surface EVAs 3
EVA duration 20 oors, 14 minutes, 14 seiconts
First: 07 oors, 11 minutes, 02 seiconts
Seicont: 07 oors, 23 minutes, 09 seiconts
Third: 05 hours, 40 minutes, 03 seiconts
Lunar rover
Distance covered 26.7 kilometers (16.6 mi)
Docking with LM
Dockin date Aprile 16, 1972, 21:15:53 UTC
Undockin date Aprile 20, 1972, 18:07:31 UTC
Docking with LM Ascent Stage
Dockin date Aprile 24, 1972, 03:35:18 UTC
Undockin date Aprile 24, 1972, 20:54:12 UTC
Peylaid
Scienteefic Instrument Module
Lunar Rovin Vehicle
Mass SIM:
LRV: 463 pounds (210 kg)

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Apollo 16 crew.jpg
Left tae richt: Mattingly, Young, Duke 

Apollo 16 wis the tent manned mission in the Unitit States Apollo space programme, the fift an penultimate tae laund on the Muin an the first tae laund in the lunar hielands.

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