Sampling of materials in a preselected region of the Fra Mauro formation.
To deploy and activate an Apollo lunar surface experiments package.
Obtain photographs of candidate exploration sites.
Apollo, zone of interest.
11/21/68 - LM-5 integrated systems test
12/6/68 - CSM-107 integrated systems test
12/13/68 - LM-5 acceptance test
1/8/69 - LM-5 ascent stage delivered to Kennedy
1/12/69 - LM-5 descent stage delivered to Kennedy
1/18/69 - S-IVB ondock at Kennedy
1/23/69 - CSM ondock at Kennedy
1/29/69 - command and service module mated
2/6/69 - S-II ondock at Kennedy
2/20/69 - S-IC ondock at Kennedy
2/17/69 - combined CSM-107 systems tests
2/27/69 - S-IU ondock at Kennedy
3/24/69 - CSM-107 altitude testing
4/14/69 - rollover of CSM from the Operations and Checkout Building to the Vehicle Assembly Building
4/22/69 - integrated systems test
5/5/69 - CSM electrical mate to Saturn V
5/20/69 - rollout to Launch Pad 39A
6/1/69 - flight readiness test
6/26/69 - Countdown Demonstration Test
Lunar Module: Eagle
Time on Lunar Surface: 21 hours, 38 minutes, 21 seconds
Returned to Earth: July 24, 1969 16:50:35 UT (12:50:35 p.m. EDT)
Mission Duration: 195 hr. 18 min. 35 sec.
Retrieval site:Pacific Ocean 13° 19'N latitude and 169° 9'W longitude.
Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the Moon. The first steps by humans on another planetary body were taken by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on July 20, 1969. The astronauts also returned to Earth the first samples from another planetary body.