NASA Astronaut Gerald P. Carr
Hardin-Simmons University Library
Silent  |
1960s  |
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    Carr worked on the development and testing of the Lunar Roving Vehicle
    Serving in the United States Marine Corps from 1954 to 1975, Carr logged more than 8,000 flying hours
    Carr served as the CAPCOM, or Capsule Communicator, for the Apollo 8 and Apollo 12 missions. As such, he was the only person in Mission Control to directly communicate with the flight crew. 
    Practicing egress after splashdown