Cancelled Spaceflights

Apollo 18

USA

 

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Planning data

Launch date (planned):  July 1973

Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Gordon  Richard Francis, Jr. "Dick"  CDR
2  Brand  Vance DeVoe  CMP
3  Schmitt  Harrison Hagan "Jack"  LMP

Mission objectives

Apollo 18 was originally planned in July 1969 to land in the moon's Schroter's Valley. Finally NASA cancelled Apollo 18 and Apollo 19 on September 02, 1970 because of congressional cuts. Pressure from the scientific community resulted in geologist Harrison Schmitt flying on Apollo 17.

Drawings

Source: www.astronautix.com/

 

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Last update on May 14, 2010.