Apollo 10

Overview

Destination: Lunar Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Lunar Orbit Launch Complex 39B Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Apollo 10 was Command by Thomas P. Stafford, Command Module Pilot John W. Young, and Lunar Module Pilot Eugene A. Cernan. This mission was a F Mission which means a dress rehearsal for the upcoming Apollo 11 Mission that would be the first crewed mission to land on the moon.

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Launch of Apollo 10 (NASA Footage)

The launch of Apollo 10 - May 18th 1969. Onboard are astronauts Tom Stafford (CDR, John Young (CMP) and Gene Cernan (LMP).

Launch of Apollo 10 (CBS)

The launch of Apollo 10 as seen by CBS viewers, with Walter Cronkite.

Apollo 10 - Wikipedia

Apollo 10 was a May 1969 human spaceflight, the fourth crewed mission in the United States Apollo program, and the second (after Apollo 8) to orbit the Moon. It was the F mission: a "dress rehearsal" for the first Moon landing, testing all the components and procedures just short of ...

Saturn V

Family: Saturn
Configuration: V

The Saturn V was a human-rated expendable rocket used by NASA between 1967 and 1973. Most notably, the Saturn V took the Apollo program to the Moon. It still remains the world's tallest, heaviest, and most powerful rocket ever brought to operational status and is the only launch vehicle to take humans beyond LEO.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    110.6 m
  • Diameter
    10.1 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    2970 T
  • Thrust
    35100 kN
Family
  • Name
    Saturn V
  • Family
    Saturn
  • Variant
    V
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Saturn V
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    140000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Apollo Charlie Brown CSM-106


In-active Human Rated Crew On-board: 3 Crew Capacity: 3 Payload Capacity: 1050 kg
Destination: Descent Moon Orbit
Serial Number: CSM-106

CSM-106 "Charlie Brown" was an Apollo Command & Service Module used in the Apollo 10 mission.

Apollo Command/Service Module Details

Crew


Thomas P. Stafford

Commander - American - (NASA)

Status: Retired

Date of Birth: Sept. 17, 1930
Age: 89

John Young

Command Module Pilot - American - (NASA)

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: Sept. 24, 1930
Date of Death: Jan. 5, 2018

Gene Cernan

Lunar Module Pilot - American - (NASA)

Status: Deceased

Date of Birth: March 14, 1934
Date of Death: Jan. 16, 2017

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Administrator: Jim Bridenstine Founded: 1958 Successes: 38 Failures: 3 Pending: 8

Agency Type: Government

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

INFO WIKI

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Pad: Launch Complex 39B


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