Besides landing, walking, and planting the American flag on the lunar surface, what were the original mission objectives of Apollo 11?
#106241. Asked by Arpeggionist. (Jun 11 09 4:12 AM)
In addition to fulfilling President John F. Kennedy's mandate to land a man on the Moon before the end of the 1960s,Apollo 11 was an engineering test of the Apollo system; |
Mission Objective: Perform manned lunar landing and return mission safely. (Achieved).|
See Page 13 of the following document which lists all objectives:
A. Contingency Sample Collection
B. Lunar surface EVA operations.
C. EMU lunar surface operations.
D. Landing effects on LM.
E. Lunar surface characteristics.
F. Bulk sample collection.
G. Landed LM location.
H. Lunar environment visibility.
I. Assessment of contamination by lunar material.
S-031. Passive Seismic Experiment
S-078. Laser Ranging Retro-Reflector.
S-080. Solar Wind Composition
S-59. Lunar Field Geology.
L. Television Coverage.
M. Photographic Coverage.
[Note: J & K must have been abducted by aliens.]
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