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Shepard back in space...

Pad 39-A (8) 
Saturn-V AS-509
High Bay 3 
MLP 2 
Firing Room 2 


Mission Objective

To explore the Fra Mauro.  This area contains some of the most clearly exposed geological formations that are
characteristic of the Fra Mauro Formation. The formation is an extensive geological unit that is distributed -- in an approximately radially symmetric fashion around the
Mare Imbrium -- over much of the nearside of the Moon.


January 31, 1971; 16:03:00 pm EDT.


Altitude: TBD 
Inclination: TBD 
Orbits: 34 revolutions
Duration: 09 Days, hours, min, seconds 
Distance: miles 
Lunar Location: Fra Mauro 
Lunar Coords: 3.65 degrees South, 17.48 degrees West  


February 09, 1971, Pacific Ocean.  Recovery Ship; USS New Orleans.

Mission Highlights

Landing site: Fra Mauro. ALSEP and other instruments deployed. Lunar surface stay-time, 33.5 hours; 67 hours in lunar orbit, with 34 orbits. 2 EVAs of 09 hours, 25 minutes. Third
stage impacted on Moon. 42 kg (94 lbs) of materials gathered, using hand cart for first time to transport rocks. 


Alan B. Shepard, Jr.  Commander

Edgar D. Mitchell 
 Lunar Module Pilot 

Stuart A. Roosa 
Command Module Pilot

Backup Crew

Eugene A. Cernan

Joe H. Engle
Lunar Module Pilot

Ronald E. Evans
Command Module Pilot

Kitty Hawk (CM-110) Antares (LM-8)


01/21/70 - S-IVB ondock at KSC 

01/21/70 - S-II Stage ondock at KSC

01/12/70 - S-1C Stage ondock at KSC 

05/06/70 - S-IU ondock at KSC 

01/31/71 - Launch 

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