Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Jim Lovell. There's a street named after him in downtown Milwaukee.
|Who was the last of the Mercury 7 astronauts to go into space for the first time(Hint...ASTP)?||Apollo Space Missions
|Which astronaut's crew was scrubbed from the Apollo 13 mission, six months before launch?||Apollo Space Missions
Alan Shepard. Al Shepard's ear problems flared up again, and bumped his entire crew from Apollo 13.
Gus Grissom. Deke Slayton flew on the ASTP, Fred Haise on Apollo 13, Alan Shepard on Apollo 14, and Gus Grissom died on the launchpad of Apollo 1.
Gene Cernan. In December of 1972. Gene Cernan decended the LEM ahead of Harrison Schmitt. However Harrison Schmitt got back into the LEM before Gene Cernan, making Gene Cernan the last person that actually walked on the Moon. This was not meant as a trick question.
Did not land on the Moon. Apollo 18, 19 and 20 were all cancelled.
Taurus-Littrow. Apollo 17 was the last of the Apollo missions.
Descartes. Apollo 16 brought back over 95 kilograms of Moon rocks.
Hadley Rille. Apollo 15 was the first use of the Lunar Rover on the Moon.
Fra Mauro. This was the mission where Alan Shepard hit a golf ball on the Moon.
Did not land on the Moon. The Apollo 13 mission was aborted, but returned safely to the Earth after navigating around the Moon.
Oceanus Procellarum. Apollo 12 Lunar Lander Intrepid landed 600 feet from Surveyor III which had landed on the Moon about two and a half years earlier.
Eagle. Remember: Tranquility Base here, the Eagle has landed.
Mare Tranquillitatis. July 20, 1969 - The Apollo Lunar Module landed on the Moon.