Apollo 10



DescriptionApollo 10 was the fourth manned mission in the United StatesApollo space program. It was an F type mission — its purpose was to be a dress rehearsal for the Apollo 11 mission, testing all of the procedures and components of a Moon landing without actually landing on the Moon itself. The mission included the second crew to orbit the Moon and an all-up test of the Lunar Module (LM) in lunar orbit. The LM came to within 8.4 nautical miles (15.6 km) of the lunar surface during practice maneuvers.
Year of flight1969
Mission Duration8 days 3 minutes 23 seconds
Days of mission8
Launch Date18/05/1969
Landing Date26/05/1969
Launch site (Mapping)Kennedy Space Center
Landing site (Mapping)-15.033333, -164.65
Landing sitePacific Ocean
Launch mass (kg)42775
OperatorNASA
Mission typeF
Docked toLunar Module
Days Docked4
Docking date18/05/1969
Undocking date22/05/1969
Reference systemSelenocentric
Periselene (km)109.6
Aposelene (km)113
Orbital period (minutes)120.00
Inclination (degreees)1.20
Crew size3
MembersThomas P. Stafford John W. Young Eugene A. Cernan Callsign CSM: Charlie Brown LM: Snoopy
Spacecraft typeApollo CSM
Spacecraft typeApollo LM-4
Spacecraft ManucaturerNorth American Rockwell
Spacecraft ManucaturerGrumman
Source (Wikipedia Page)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_10