Apollo astronauts

Manned mission by Apollo spacecraft was held only 16 times. Among them, reached lunar orbit was nine times. The mission successful landing on the moon was six times. It was the 12 only astronauts that could step on the soil of the moon.
Click astronaut photo to read NASA Astronaut Biographies.

AS-204/Apollo 1

CDP
Commander Pilot
Virgil I. Grissom
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Edward H.White.II
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Roger B. Chaffee
DescriptionThey died by the fire which appeared during the count down test.

AS-205/Apollo 7

CDP
Commander Pilot
Walter M.Schirra, Jr
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Donn F. Eisesle
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Walter Cunningham
DescriptionThe first manned flight with APOLLO (the earth orbit).

AS-503/Apollo 8

CDP
Commander Pilot
Frank Borman
CMP
Command Module Pilot
James A. Lovell Jr.
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
William A. Anders
DescriptionFirst manned moon orbit flight. They read the Bible aloud from the moon orbit in the Christmas.

AS-504/Apollo 9

CDP
Commander Pilot
James A. McDivitt
CMP
Command Module Pilot
David R. Scott
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Russel L. Schweickart
DescriptionFirst manned Lunar Module flight(the earth orbit). They enforced a large quantity of technology examination about APOLLO systems.

AS-505/Apollo 10

CDP
Commander Pilot
Thomas P. Stafford
CMP
Command Module Pilot
John W. Young
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Eugiene A. Cernan
DescriptionFirst Lunar Module flight on the moon orbit and rendezvous, docking.

AS-506/Apollo 11

CDP
Commander Pilot
Neil A. Armstrong
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Michael Collins
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.
DescriptionFirst manned lunar landing.

AS-507/Apollo 12

CDP
Commander Pilot
Charles Conrad, Jr.
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Richard F. Gordon, Jr.
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Alan L. Bean
DescriptionSuccess of 'pinpoint landing'. They landed on just near SURVEYOR No.3.

AS-508/Apollo 13

CDP
Commander Pilot
James A. Lovell Jr.
CMP
Command Module Pilot
John L. Swigert, Jr.
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Fred W. Haise, Jr.
DescriptionBy the explosion of oxygen tank of SM, the mission was aborted. They returned safely by using a lunar module as a lifeboat. This is being called "great failure".

AS-509/Apollo 14

CDP
Commander Pilot
Alan B. Shepard, Jr.
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Stuart A. Roosa
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Edgar D. Mitchell
DescriptionFrom this mission, they came to place emphasis for lunar science investigation.

AS-510/Apollo 15

CDP
Commander Pilot
David R. Scott
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Alfred M. Worden
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
James B. Irwin
DescriptionIt was the full equipment APOLLO mision. A moon rover was used for the first time.

AS-511/Apollo 16

CDP
Commander Pilot
John W. Young
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Thomas K. Mattingly. II
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Charles M. Duke
Description

AS-512/Apollo 17

CDP
Commander Pilot
Eugiene A. Cernan
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Ronald E. Evans
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Harrison H. Schmitt
DescriptionThe first geologist astronaut(Schmitt) got on board. The last moon investigation.

Apollo 18(canceled)

CDP
Commander Pilot
Richard F. Gordon, Jr.
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Vance D. Brand
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Harrison H. Schmitt
(swopped with Joe Engle and flew on APOLLO17)
DescriptionMission canceled because of budget cut. These member were initial determination.

Apollo 19(canceled)

CDP
Commander Pilot
Fred W. Haise, Jr.
CMP
Command Module Pilot
William R. Pogue
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Gerald P. Carr
DescriptionMission canceled because of budget cut. These member were initial determination.

Apollo 20(canceled)

CDP
Commander Pilot
Stuart A. Roosa
(Charles Conrad, Jr. gave his seat)
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Paul J. Weitz
LMP
Lunar Module Pilot
Jack R. Lousma
DescriptionMission canceled because of budget cut. These member were initial determination.

SkyLab 2

CDP
Commander Pilot
Charles Conrad, Jr.
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Paul J. Weitz
science-pilot
Joseph P. Kerwin
DescriptionThey carried out the repair of the solar battery panel which failed from deploying.

SkyLab 3

CDP
Commander Pilot
Alan L. Bean
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Jack R. Lousma
science-pilot
Owen K. Garriott
Description

SkyLab 4

CDP
Commander Pilot
Gerald P. Carr
CMP
Command Module Pilot
William R. Pogue
science-pilot
Edward G. Gibson
Description

ASTP

CDP
Commander Pilot
Thomas P. Stafford
CMP
Command Module Pilot
Vance D. Brand
docking module pilot
Donald K. Slayton
DescriptionThe last flight of APOLLO spacecraft. First international docking test with Soyuz spaceship of the Soviet Union.