What was so unique about Apollo 14?

What was so unique about Apollo 14?

Apollo 14’s crew carried out the longest list of experiments on the lunar surface and in lunar orbit as of that time, demonstrated that reasonably long distances can be covered on foot on the Moon and brought back almost 95 pounds (43 kilograms) of lunar samples to Earth.

Who is the youngest man on Moon?

Charles Duke
Alan Shepard was the oldest person to walk on the Moon, at age 47 years and 80 days. Charles Duke was the youngest, at age 36 years and 201 days.

Who is the oldest astronaut still alive?

As of 2022, he is the oldest living former American astronaut, eleven days older than Lovell….

Frank Borman
Rank Colonel, United States Air Force
Time in space 19d 21h 35m
Selection 1962 NASA Group 2
Missions Gemini 7, Apollo 8

Who was the first man to poop?

Maybe archaeologists should watch where they step. Researchers have stumbled across what may be the world’s oldest human poop, deposited by Neanderthals about 50,000 years ago atop an ancient campfire in Spain.

How long did Apollo 14 last?

9 days, 1 minute, 58 seconds
Apollo 14

SATCAT no. CSM: 4900 LM: 4905
Mission duration 9 days, 1 minute, 58 seconds
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft Apollo CSM-110 Apollo LM-8
Manufacturer CSM: North American Rockwell LM: Grumman

How much did the Apollo 14 cost?

Apollo 14 Cost

original $ inflation adjusted $
Saturn V Launch Vehicle $185 million $1.5 billion
Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP) $25 million $201 million
Operations $95 million $766 million
Total $375 million $3.2 billion

Who got sick on Apollo 8?

Just 18 hours after launch, Apollo 8 experienced a major problem: Borman fell ill and struggled through vomiting and diarrhea.

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