22 Images From NASA That Will Make You Want to Be An Astronaut

| 23 Jan 2014 19:40

Mission: Apollo 14
Mission Length: January 31-February 9, 1971
Crew: Alan Shepard, Stuart Roosa, and Edgar Mitchell
Description: Above, Shepard plants the American flag on the moon. Below, the command module descends toward a successful splashdown.
Trivia: This mission landed in the Fra Mauro crater on the moon, where the Apollo 13 had planned to touch down. Shepard also was the first astronaut to hit a golf ball on the moon, launching two with a makeshift club he had brought with him.

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