Apollo 14 EVA

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Title

Apollo 14 EVA

Alternative Title

Apollo 14 EVA

Subject

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Apollo Project (U.S.)
Project Apollo (U.S.)
Apollo 14 (Spacecraft)
Astronauts--United States
Shepard, Alan B. (Alan Bartlett), 1923-1998
Moon

Description

Mission Commander Alan Shepard (1923-1998), the first American in space, standing by the American flag during the first Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) of the Apollo 14 Moon landing. Apollo 14 was the third mission to land men on the Moon, including Shepard, Command Module Pilot Stuart Roosa (1933-1994), and Lunar Module Pilot Edgar Mitchell (1930-). These three astronauts conducted a ten-day mission that launched on January 31, 1971, from John F. Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida, and landing in the Pacific Ocean on February 9, 1971. The mission landed Shepard and Mitchell on the Moon, where they collected specimens, conducted, research and even hit a couple of golf balls using a special club that Shepard had stowed away.

Source

Original color photographic print, February 5, 1971: Leonard Pugh Collection.

Date Created

1971-02-05

Contributor

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color photographic print, February 5, 1971.

Is Part Of

Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

86.3 KB

Medium

1 color photographic print

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Launch Complex 39A, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Leonard Pugh and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"APOLLO 14 (AS-509)." Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Accessed July 7, 2015. http://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/apollo/apollo-program/landing-missions/apollo14.cfm.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 color photographic print

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  1. FSCH00337.jpg