Apollo 15 Mission Emblem
May 6, 2003
Official insignia of the Apollo 15 Mission. Landing site: Hadley-Apennine region near Apennine Mountains. 3 EVAs of 10 hours, 36 minutes. Worden performed 38 minutes EVA on way back to Earth. First to carry orbital sensors in service module of CSM. ALSEP de- ployed. 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 sub-satellite left in lunar orbit for first time. 6.6 kgs (169 lbs) of material gathered. The Apollo 15 Mission lasted 12 Days, 17 hours, 12 min, seconds.
Topics: Lunar rover, Apollo 15, Apollo program, Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package, Extra-vehicular activity, David Scott, Apollo 12, Apollo spacecraft, Lunar orbit