LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1972


The Apollo 16 crew: Thomas K. Mattingly II, command module pilot;
John W. Young, commander; and Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module
pilot.

Apollo 16 was the tenth manned mission in the United States Apollo space program,
the fifth and next to the last to land on the Moon and the first to land in the lunar highlands. The second of the so-called "J missions," was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 12:54 PM EST. The mission lasted 11 days, 1 hour, and
51 minutes, and concluded at 2:45 PM EST on April 27, 1972.

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