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Apollo 16 Crew

 

Apollo 16 Astronauts - Mattingly, Young, Duke

(L) Thomas K. Mattingly, Command Module Pilot

(C) John W. Young, Commander

(R) Charles M. Duke, Jr., Lunar Module Pilot

Crew Spaceflight Histories


John W. Young

Mission
Gemini 3
Gemini X
Apollo 10
Apollo 16
STS-1
STS-9
Dates
March 23, 1965
July 18-21, 1966
May 18-26, 1969
April 16-27, 1972
April 12-14, 1981
Nov 28 - Dec 8, 1983
Role
Pilot
Commander
Command Module Pilot
Commander
Commander
Commander
Notes
First to use computer on manned space flight

Lunar orbit, closest approach
Lunar landing
Maiden flight of Space Shuttle Columbia
First flight of Spacelab


Thomas K. Mattingly II

Mission
Apollo 16
STS-4
STS-51C
Dates
April 16-27, 1972
June 27 - July 4, 1982
Jan 24-27, 1985
Role
Command Module Pilot
Commander
Commander
Notes
Originally on crew of Apollo 13, replaced by Swigert
Columbia, final STS research & dev. flight
Discovery orbiter.


Charles M. Duke, Jr.

Mission
Apollo 16
Dates
April 16-27, 1972
Role
Lunar Module Pilot

Notes


Apollo 16 Backup Crew:

Fred Haise, Jr., commander
Stuart A. Roosa, command module pilot
Edgar D. Mitchell, lunar module pilot