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On the Moon with Apollo 16

Gene Simmons

On the Moon with Apollo 16

A guidebook to the Descartes region.

by Gene Simmons

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washington .
Written in English


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ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Open LibraryOL21471816M

  A close-up view of the plaque which the Apollo 14 astronauts will leave behind on the moon during their lunar landing mission. Plaque the Apollo 14 Crew Will Leave on the Moon United States President Richard M. Nixon was in the central Pacific recovery area to welcome the Apollo 11 astronauts aboard the USS Hornet, prime recovery ship for the. Get this from a library! Apollo 16 mission report. [Apollo Mission Evaluation Team.; Manned Spacecraft Center (U.S.); United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.].

ON THE MOON WITH APOLLO A guidebook to the Descartes Region. by. Gene Simmons. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. April Table of Contents. Updated: March 8, Steve Garber, NASA History Web Curator. For further information E-mail [email protected] HTML work: Chris Gamble.   John Young (Apollo 16), who later flew the first space shuttle, gives an interview in which he directs every remark to the wall behind Smith, while Armstrong, a legend in reticence, offers a few.

adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: G. Simmons. Two images showing the impact site of the Apollo 16 mission's S-IVB rocket stage, which hit the lunar surface in April Each image shows a swathe of the moon 1, feet ( meters) wide.


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On the Moon with Apollo 16 by Gene Simmons Download PDF EPUB FB2

Boston — The extraordinary ‘Book of Mormon’ carried to the moon on Apollo 16 by Commander John Young and later presented to NASA photographer M. On the Moon with Apollo 16 book Thomas following the mission will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction. The signed and flight-certified opposite the title page, "This Book of Mormon flew on Apollo 16 to the moon & returned to earth, John Young, 7/7/".

Half a century has passed since arguably the greatest feat of the twentieth century: when Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. Apollo The Moon Landing In Real Time brings the mission back to life as never before in a thrilling day-by-day account, exploring everything from the historic flight itself to how the $24 billion /5(8).

Witness Neil Armstrong take humankind's first steps on the lunar surface during NASA's Apollo 11 mission Perhaps the most famous of all space films, these clips document the arrival of the first human beings on the Moon during the afternoon of J They comprise footage of the landing of the Apollo 11 spacecraft, taken with a mm camera mounted in Edwin Aldrin's window, and Neil.

Apollo 16 Mission - The objective of the Particles and Fields, or P&F, subsatellite was to investigate the moon's mass and gravitational variations, particle composition of space near the moon, and interaction of the moon's magnetic field with that of Earth.

Mission Highlights. Apollo 16 lifted off at p.m. EST Apfrom Launch Complex 39 at. This week inApollo 16 astronauts Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot, and John W. Young, commander, landed on the lunar surface. Apollo 16 Lands on the Moon -- Ap.

Apollo 16 was the fifth mission to land men on the moon and return them to Earth. It was also the second flight of the Lunar Roving Vehicle. Apollo 16 landed in a highlands area, a region not yet explored on the Moon. Astronauts collected samples, took photographs and.

The United States space program before and during Apollo, including the first time humankind landed on the moon on Jduring Apo is Author: Jay Bennett. “This remarkable book by Teasel Muir-Harmony, a curator at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, tells the story of the technical and human aspects of the Apollo program through a series of objects From the forward by Michael Collins, command module pilot on Apo to the closing comments of Buzz Aldrin, the lunar module pilot /5(26).

Get this from a library. Apollo preliminary science report. [Manned Spacecraft Center (U.S.); United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office.] -- The Apollo 16 flight and lunar landing are discussed with emphasis on the scientific endeavors conducted to explore the.

An annotated portrayal of the Apollo 16 landing on the Moon with captions to explain the various stages of the descent. This is part of the Apollo Flight Journal, Apollo 16 collection. Earth's Moon - Apollo Lunar far side and the eastern limb of the Moon Apollo 16 metric camera image of the Moon's eastern limb and far side.

The lower left part of the image shows a portion of the moon visible from Earth. The dark area at the position on the edge is Mare Crisium. To the right of that is Mare Smythii. Apollo 16 Lunar Surface Journal - Transcript of Apollo 16 surface communications Apollo 16 Flight Journal - Transcript of Apollo 16 flight communications On the Moon with Apollo A Guidebook to the Descartes Region (NASA EP, ) - Online Book Apollo 16 Preliminary Science Report (PDF) Apollo 16 Press Kit (PDF).

Apollo 16 was the second of the three scientific J missions to the 16 launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Apwith experienced astronaut commander John Young, and first-time module pilots Thomas “Ken” Mattingly and Charles Duke on to technical problems in the Command and Service Modules, the mission was almost aborted (stopped).

On the Moon with Apollo Last revised 2 August These informative Guidebooks were produced before each of the three J missions by Gene Simmons, Chief Scientist, Manned Spacecraft Center.

Scans and PDF document production by Peter Dayton and Bill Wood. On the Moon with Apollo On the Moon with Apollo Before Apollo 16 made its lunar journey, Ed Thomas asked the Apollo 16 commander if he planned to take a Bible on the trip.

Young thought it would be a good idea, and Thomas promised to provide. Apollo 16 was the fifth moon landing of Project Apollo, and the 10th manned mission in the Apollo program.

It was the second mission to utilize a Lunar Rover (Lunar Roving Vehicle, LRV) during lunar EVAs (moonwalks). Apollo 16 was the second-to-last mission of the Apollo program and the fifth to land humans on the moon.

Apollo 16 launched on Apand landed at the Descartes highlands, a lunar. Fun facts about the astronauts’ space suits and their work in space round out this picture book. years. Team Moon: HowPeople Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon By Catherine Thimmesh The story of Apo the first moon landing, belongs to many people.

It belongs to the seamstress who put together 22 layers of fabric for each space suit. John Watts Young (Septem – January 5, ) was an American astronaut, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and aeronautical became the ninth person to walk on the Moon as Commander of the Apollo 16 mission in Young enjoyed the longest career of any astronaut, becoming the first person to fly six space missions over the course of 42 years of active NASA ns: Gemini 3, Gem Apo Apollo.

information about the Apollo 16 mission to the Moon so that others can share with me the excitement o£ the scientific exploration o£ the Descartes region o£ the Moon.

I have benefitted greatly £rom constructive comments on the Apollo 15 booklet by many people. Several hundred individuals sent me advance copy o£. The Apollo 11 mission occurred eight years after President John F.

Kennedy () announced a national goal of landing a man on the moon by. Alien on the Moon. Part of the Project Blue Book short film series.

This is a animated fictional work by director Aristomenis Tsirbas.