|Command and Service
||Alan B. Shepard, Jr, commander,
Stuart A. Roosa, command module pilot
Edgar D. Mitchell, lunar module pilot
|| January 31, 1971
21:03:02 UT (4:03:22 p.m. EST)
Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A
(3.65 S, 17.47 W)
|Landed on Moon:
February 5, 1971
9:18:11 UT (04:18:11 a.m. EST)
9 hours 23 minutes
( EVA 1: 7 hr 12 min, EVA 2: 7 hr 37 min.)
|Time on Lunar Surface:
33 hr. 31min.
[9:18:11 UT February 5, 1971 - 18:48:42 UT February 6, 1971]
|Moon Rocks Collected:
|| 42.9 kilograms
|LM Departed Moon:
||February 6, 1971
18:48:42 UT (1:48:42 p.m. EST)
|Returned to Earth:
||February 9, 1971
splashdown at 21:05:00 UT (4:05:00 p.m. EST)
||216 hrs. 1 min. 58 sec.
||Pacific Ocean 27° 1' S, 172°
||U.S.S. New Orleans
- MET Modularized Equipment Transport
- ALSEP (Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package)
- Flags carried on this mission and returned to Earth included
25 United States flags, state and territories flags and flags
of all the United Nations members, each four by six inches.
- CSM/LM docking took six tries due to docking mechanism problem.
- The Apollo 14 landing site is
the same site selected for the aborted Apollo 13 mission.
- Alan Shepard hit two golf balls on the Moon at the end of the
- The crew remained in quarantine for 21 days from completion
of the second EVA.