Cancelled Spaceflights

Apollo 2 (AS-205/208)

USA

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Planning data

Launch date (planned):  August 1967

Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  McDivitt  James Alton  CDR
2  Scott  David Randolph  CMP
3  Schweickart  Russell Louis "Rusty"  LMP

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Backup Crew

No.   Surname Given names Position
1  Stafford  Thomas Patten "Tom"  CDR
2  Young  John Watts  CMP
3  Cernan  Eugene Andrew "Gene"  LMP

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Mission objectives

Was planned as the first manned test in earth orbit of an Block II lunar mission version of the Apollo spacecraft on AS-205 and an unmanned operational Lunar Module on AS-208, launched one day later. This flight was cancelled due of the launch pad fire on January 27, 1967. Prime crew flew later as Apollo 9 and the backup crew flew as Apollo 10.

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Last update on May 14, 2010.