APOLLO 17             MANNED LUNAR LANDING MISSION                     USA

Eugene A. Cernan


Commander

LAUNCH :

05.33 GMT

Cape Canaveral

Florida / USA

Launch pad 39-A

Dec.12 / 1972

10.15.05

19:17:43

SPACECRAFT :


Apollo CSM

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Saturn V

LANDING :

19.25 GMT


(USS Ticonderoga)

560 km W of Samoa islands

Pacific Ocean

Dec.19 / 1972

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNEDSPACEFLIGHT    CHRONOLOGY

Flight no.  043

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

28.53°

Altitude

167 km

Duration

12d13h51m

Orbits

1.5 (E)

Harrison H. Schmitt


Pilot LM

Last moon mission of the Apollo program. Trans-earth spacewalk by Evans to recover film cassettes.


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Apollo17  above lunar surface

Ronald E. Evans


Pilot CSM

MANNED SPACE FLIGHT    1960īs   1970īs   

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