Saturn V | Apollo 16

Saturn V | Apollo 16

Launch Complex 39A
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA













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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


Apollo 16

Apollo 16 was the 10th crewed launch of the Apollo program. The craft was crewed by Commander John Young, Command Module Pilot Ken Mattingly & Lunar Module Pilot Charles Duke. The mission duration was 11 days, 1 hour, 51 minutes & 5 seconds during which time Young and Duke spent 71 hours on the surface of the Moon spending a total of 20 hours and 14 minutes on moonwalks while Mattingly spend 126 hours or 64 orbits in lunar orbit. While conducting moonwalks, Young and Duke collected 95.8Kg of lunar samples. During return trip to Earth Mattingly performed an EVA to collect film cassettes from the exterior of the service module.

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Apollo Casper CSM-113

Serial CSM-113

Launch Crew Count 3

Status Single Use

Landing Time 1972-04-27T17:54:00+0000



John Young


Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1930-09-24

Deceased 2018-01-05

Status Deceased

Type Government

Ken Mattingly

Command Module Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1936-03-17

Deceased 2023-10-31

Status Deceased

Type Government

Charles Duke

Lunar Module Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1935-10-03

Status Retired

Type Government

Saturn V

Height 110.60 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 35100 kN

Diameter 10.10 Meters

Mass To LEO 140000 kg

Liftoff Mass 2970 Tonnes

Launch Success 12

Consecutive Success 11

Maiden Flight 1967-11-09

Launch Failures 1




The Apollo program was the third United States human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which succeeded in landing the first humans on the Moon from 1969 to 1972.

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