APOLLO 9                              MANNED FLIGHT                               USA

First manned orbital mission in full Apollo-lunar configuration with the Lunar Module, including docking, separation and landing manoeuvre. Astronauts Schweickart and Scott did perform two spacewalks.

James A. McDivitt


Commander

LAUNCH :

16.00 GMT

Cape Canaveral

Florida / USA

Launch pad 39-A

Mar.03 / 1969

9.16.05

20:20:12

SPACECRAFT :


Apollo CSM

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Saturn V

LANDING :

17.00 GMT


Atlantic Ocean

(USS Guadalcanal)

close to Bermuda Islands

Mar.13 / 1969

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT   

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Flight no.  029

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

32.57

Altitude

190/192 km

Duration

10d01h00m

Orbits

151

David R. Scott


Pilot CSM

Apollo 9 seen from Lunar Module

Russel L. Schweickart

Pilot LM

Lunar Module seen from Apollo 9

credit: NASA