Earth Orbit and Lunar Orbit Experiments

 

Designation

Experiment

Apollo 8

Apollo 11

Apollo 12

Apollo 14

Apollo 15

Apollo 16

Apollo 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S-151

Cosmic Ray Detector (Helmets)

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

S-158

Multispectral Photography

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

S-160

Gamma-Ray Spectrometer

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

S-161

X-Ray Fluorescence

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

S-162

Alpha-Particle Spectrometer

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

S-164

S-Band Transponder (CSM/LM)

 

 

 

X

X

X

X

S-164

S-Band Transponder (Subsatellite)

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

S-165

Mass Spectrometer

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

S-169

Far-Ultraviolet Spectrometer

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

S-170

Bistatic Radar

 

 

 

X

X

X

 

S-171

Infrared Scanning Radiometer

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

S-173

Particle Shadows/boundary Layer

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

S-174

Magnetometer

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

S-176

Command Module Window Meteoroid

 

 

 

X

X

X

X

S-177

Ultraviolet Photography, Earth and Moon

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

S-178

Gegenschein from Lunar Orbit

 

 

 

X

X

X

 

S-209

Lunar Sounder

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

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Candidate Exploration Sites

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

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CM Orbital Science Photography

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

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CM Photographic Tasks

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

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Dim Light Photography

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

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Lunar Mission Photography From CM

X

 

X

X

 

 

 

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Selenodetic Reference Point Update

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

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SM Orbital Photographic Tasks

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

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Transearth Lunar Photography

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

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Visual Observations From Lunar Orbit

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

 

Apollo Program Summary Report (JSC-09423).

Experiments S-173 and S-174 were Particles and Fields Subsatellite experiments.

Included panoramic camera photography, mapping camera photography, and laser altimetry. Also supported geologic objectives.

 

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