Stuart Roosa

Stuart Roosa

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1933-08-16

Deceased 1994-12-12

Status Deceased

Type Government

Astronaut Biography

Stuart Allen "Stu" Roosa was an American aeronautical engineer, United States Air Force pilot, test pilot, and NASA astronaut, who was the Command Module Pilot for the Apollo 14 mission. The mission lasted from January 31 to February 9, 1971 and was the third mission to land astronauts (Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell) on the Moon. While Shepard and Mitchell spent two days on the lunar surface, Roosa conducted experiments from orbit in the Command Module Kitty Hawk. He was one of 24 people to travel to the Moon.

Stuart Roosa's Launches

Saturn V | Apollo 14

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
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