Apollo 15 (CSM Endeavour and LM Falcon)
July 26-August 07, 1971
David R. Scott
James B. Irwin
Alfred M. Worden
12 days, 17 hours, 12 minutes
Landing site: Hadley-Apennine region near Apennine Mountains.
Landing Coordinates: 26.13224 degrees North, 3.63400 degrees East
(Source: National Space Science Data Center)
3 EVAs of 18 hours, 30 minutes plus 33-minute Stand-up EVA. Worden performed 38-minute transearth EVA. First mission to carry orbital sensors in service module of CSM. ALSEP deployed. Scientific payload landed on Moon doubled. Improved spacesuits gave increased mobility and stay-time. Lunar surface stay- time, 66.9 hours. Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV), electric-powered, 4-wheel drive car, traversed total 27.9 km (17 mi). In lunar orbit 145 hours, with 74 orbits. Small subsatellite left in lunar orbit for first time. 76.6 kgs (169 lbs) of material gathered.
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