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


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.


Lunar Surface Service Module Lunar Orbit Flight Plan Mission Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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