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Apollo 15 (1972)
Hardin-Simmons University Library
Silent |
1971 1972 |
| English
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  • Highlights
    Liftoff from Kennedy Space Center on July 26, 1971
    Lunar orbit and landing
    Commander David Scott and Lunar Module Pilot James Irwin take the Lunar Roving Vehicle on its first ride across the Moon
    Ascent of the Lunar Module
    Rendezvous and docking with the Command and Service Module
    The crew releases a subsatellite into lunar orbit, designed to study the environment of the Moon and map the lunar gravity field
    Command Module Pilot Alfred Worden performs the first spacewalk in deep space to retrieve exposed film from a bay in the Service Module
    Entering Earth orbit
    Splashdown in the Pacific Ocean on August 7
    The crew steps off onto the USS Okinawa