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The Apollo Program

Apollo 15

Apollo 15 patch
David R. Scott, commander
Alfred M. Worden, command module pilot
James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot

Launched: 26 July 1971
Landed on Moon: 30 July 1971 in the
Hadley Rille/Apennines region
Returned to Earth: 7 August 1971

The fourth mission in which humans walked on the Moon and the first to use the Lunar Roving Vehicle. Commander David R. Scott and James B. Irwin made three moonwalk EVAs totaling 18 hours, 35 minutes. During this time they covered 27.9 km, and collected 76.8 kg of rock and soil samples. After the final EVA Scott gave a demonstration of a hammer and feather falling at the same rate in the lunar vacuum.

The Apollo 15 Prime Crew Photo by Nasa

PHOTO: The Apollo 15 Prime Crew The prime crew of the Apollo 15 lunar landing mission. They are from left to right: Commander, David R. Scott, Command Module pilot, Alfred M. Worden and Lunar Module pilot, James B. Irwin. The Apollo 15 emblem is in the background.

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