Apollo 12



DescriptionApollo 12 was the sixth manned flight in the United States Apollo program and the second to land on the Moon (an H type mission). It was launched on November 14, 1969 from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, four months after Apollo 11. Mission commander Charles "Pete" Conrad and Lunar Module Pilot Alan L. Bean performed just over one day and seven hours of lunar surface activity while Command Module Pilot Richard F. Gordon remained in lunar orbit. The landing site for the mission was located in the southeastern portion of the Ocean of Storms.
Year of flight1969
Mission Duration10 days 4 hours 36 minutes 24 seconds
Days of mission10
Launch Date14/11/1969
Landing Date24/11/1969
Launch site (Mapping)Kennedy Space Center
Landing site (Mapping)-15.783, -165.150
Landing siteSouth Pacific Ocean
Launch mass (kg)44073
OperatorNASA
Mission typeManned lunar landing
Docked toLunar Module
Days Docked5
Docking date14/11/1969
Undocking date19/11/1969
Reference systemSelenocentric
Periselene (km)101.1
Aposelene (km)122.42
Crew size3
MembersCharles "Pete" Conrad Jr. Richard F. Gordon Jr. Alan L. Bean Callsign CSM: Yankee Clipper LM: Intrepid
Spacecraft typeApollo CSM
Spacecraft typeApollo LM-6
Spacecraft ManucaturerNorth American Rockwell
Spacecraft ManucaturerGrumman
Source (Wikipedia Page)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_12