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  • W. David Woods
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Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS, volume 0)

Abstract

With their exploration to the lunar surface finished, their rock samples stowed and the orbital science programme completed, it was time to return to the home planet. At this point, the Apollo spacecraft consisted of just the CSM, the LM ascent stage having been jettisoned and, in some cases, made to crash on the Moon for the benefit of the seismometers emplaced by the crews.

Keywords

Lunar Surface Service Module Lunar Orbit Flight Plan Mission Control 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. David Woods
    • 1
  1. 1.Apollo Flight Journal (NASA web resource)GlasgowUK

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