Jump to content
Astronomia - Espacio Profundo
Sign in to follow this  
admin

APOD - Apollo 12 Visits Surveyor 3 - 2018-10-22

Recommended Posts

admin

Apollo 12 Visits Surveyor 3

surveyor3_ap12c_960.jpg

Apollo 12 was the second mission to land humans on the Moon. The landing site was picked to be near the location of Surveyor 3, a robot spacecraft that had landed on the Moon three years earlier. In the featured photograph, taken by lunar module pilot Alan Bean, mission commander Pete Conrad jiggles the Surveyor spacecraft to see how firmly it is situated. The lunar module is visible in the distance. Apollo 12 brought back many photographs and moon rocks. Among the milestones achieved by Apollo 12 was the deployment of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package, which carried out many experiments including one that measured the solar wind.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Términos y condiciones de uso de Espacio Profundo