Join Us for a Special Apollo Mission
The 40th Anniversary of Apollo 15: An Introspective Journey
Date: Sunday, July 24, 2011
Celebrate 40 years of Apollo 15 with an up-close and personal voyage captained by James Lovell, Richard Gordon, Jr., Charles Duke and Harrison Schmitt. They'll share vivid details and experiences encountered during their missions and guide you firsthand through tours of Launch Pad 34and 39A - both which played critical roles in the Apollo program. Following the tour, join Apollo 15 astronauts David Scott and Al Worden for a panel discussion at the Lunar Theater.
Tickets for this exclusive event are just $95 and include park admission, the Apollo Astronaut Escorted Tour, Apollo 15 panel discussion and a 40-Year Anniversary gift bag.
Astronauts subject to change based on availability.
Tickets are no longer available for this event.
David Scott flew three space missions: Gemini 8, the first docking in space; Apollo 9, the first test flight of all spacecraft and flight operations for the Apollo lunar mission (except landing), and Apollo 15, for which, as Commander, he received NASA's highest award "For leading the most complex and carefully planned scientific expedition in the history of exploration...".
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Al Worden served as Command Module pilot on the 1971 Apollo 15 moon mission, during which he orbited the moon and took a space walk 200,000 miles from Earth.
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James A. Lovell piloted Gemini 7, commanded Gemini 12, orbited the moon on Apollo 8 and commanded the aborted Apollo 13 moon flight.
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Richard Gordon, Jr.
Richard Gordon, Jr. walked in space on Gemini 11 and orbited the moon on Apollo 12.
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Charles M. Duke Jr. explored the rugged highlands of the moon’s Descartes region with John Young during the Apollo 16 mission in April 1972.
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As Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 17, the final Apollo moon mission, Harrison H. Schmitt was the only geologist to explore the lunar surface.
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Vance Brand was Command Module Pilot on the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, the first linkup in orbit between spaceships of the United States and Soviet Union, and he later commanded three Space Shuttle missions.
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