Apollo 16



DescriptionApollo 16 was the tenth manned mission in the United StatesApollo space program, the fifth and penultimate to land on the Moon and the first to land in the lunar highlands. The second of the so-called "J missions," it was crewed by Commander John Young, Lunar Module PilotCharles Duke and Command Module PilotKen Mattingly. Launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 12:54 PM EST on April 16, 1972, the mission lasted 11 days, 1 hour, and 51 minutes, and concluded at 2:45 PM EST on April 27.
Year of flight1972
Mission Duration11 days 1 hours 51 minutes 5 seconds
Days of mission11
Launch Date16/04/1972
Landing Date27/04/1972
Launch site (Mapping)Kennedy Space Center
Landing site (Mapping)-0.717, -156.217
Landing siteSouth Pacific Ocean
OperatorNASA
Mission typeManned lunar landing
Docked toLunar Module
Days Docked4
Docking date16/04/1972
Undocking date20/04/1972
Epoch20/04/1972
Reference systemSelenocentric
Periselene (km)20.2
Aposelene (km)108.3
Crew size3
MembersJohn W. Young Thomas K. Mattingly II Charles M. Duke Jr. Callsign CSM: Casper LM: Orion
Spacecraft typeApollo CSM
Spacecraft typeApollo LM-11
Spacecraft ManucaturerNorth American Rockwell
Spacecraft ManucaturerGrumman
Source (Wikipedia Page)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_16