Apollo 15



DescriptionApollo 15 was the ninth manned mission in the United States Apollo program, the fourth to land on the Moon, and the eighth successful manned mission. It was the first of what were termed "J missions," long stays on the Moon, with a greater focus on science than had been possible on previous missions. It was also the first mission on which the Lunar Roving Vehicle was used.
Year of flight1971
Mission Duration12 days 7 hours 11 minutes 53 seconds
Days of mission12
Launch Date7/26/1971
Landing Date8/07/1971
Launch site (Mapping)Kennedy Space Center
Landing site (Mapping)26.117, -158.133
Landing site26.117, -158.133
Launch mass (kg)46989
OperatorNASA
Mission typeManned Lunar Landing
Docked toLunar Module
Days Docked4
Docking date26/07/1971
Undocking date30/07/1971
Epoch30/07/1971
Reference systemSelenocentric
Periselene (km)120.80
Aposelene (km)120.80
Inclination (degreees)23.00
Crew size3
MembersDavid R. Scott Alfred M. Worden James B. Irwin Callsign
Spacecraft typeApollo CSM
Spacecraft typeApollo LM-10
Spacecraft ManucaturerNorth American Rockwell
Spacecraft ManucaturerGrumman
Source (Wikipedia Page)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_15