Apollo 10 near crash on the moon

apollo 10

23 May 1969, How Apollo 10 was spiced up.

After the elliptical revolution was almost finished and the landing area was approached again, the landing gear and the landing engine had to be suppurated. In that maneuver, the craft got into a spinning movement, which Stafford could only get under control after some trouble. Cernan shouted after this unexpected twist.

Apollo 10 Command Module

apollo 10

29 May 1969, Photograph of Apollo 10, made by project LOLA.

Apollo 10 photo made by Cernan and Stafford, during the latest space flight around the moon. You see the Command Module with the moon as background, the horizon is about 375 nautical miles away.

Also read: Project LOLA was a NASA simulation program.