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Bell Aerosystems

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US company whose space work included development of the lunar landing research vehicle (LLRV) and the ascent engine for the lunar module (LM). The LLRV was used to train Apollo astronauts...

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Charles Jr Duke

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(1935– )

US astronaut. He was the lunar module pilot of the Apollo 16 flight in April 1972. During the mission, he and John Young stayed for more than 71 hours on the Moon's...

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command and service module

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(CSM)

A connected unit comprising the command module and service module in flight, normally identified with the Apollo missions. When the lunar module disengaged to land two...

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Edgar Dean Mitchell

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(1930– )

US astronaut. He was the lunar module pilot of the Apollo 14 mission in January 1971, commanded by Alan Shepard, landing on the Moon to collect rocks, take soil samples,...

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Grumman Aerospace

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A US company that built the Apollo lunar module (LM) and the wings for the space shuttle.

Grumman's original LM design in 1962 weighed 11 250 kg, which was increased by additional...

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James Benson Irwin

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(1930–1991)

US astronaut. As pilot of the lunar module during the Apollo 15 mission in 1971, he drove the first lunar roving vehicle, spending 18 hours on the Moon, travelling over...

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lunar-orbit rendezvous mode

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(LOR)

A method used by NASA to land the Apollo astronaunts on the Moon by separating their lunar module (LM) from the command module (CM) in orbit around the Moon, and then...

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(Malcolm) Scott Carpenter

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(1925– )

US astronaut. He was one of NASA's ‘Original Seven’ selected in 1959, and piloted Aurora 7, the second US crewed orbital flight, in May 1962. He was seconded from NASA in...

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module

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A component of a spacecraft. Modules are designed in coordination. For the Apollo Moon landings, the craft comprised a command module (for working, eating, sleeping), service module...

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