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LM Spider

LM Spider

  • Serial Number: LM-3
  • In Space: No
  • Height: 7.04 m
  • Diameter: 4.22 m
  • Status: Destroyed

The LM Spider spacecraft embarked on 1 flight(s), showcasing its capability of Landing on the Moon, Rendezvous in lunar orbit and designed with a flight life of Array. Notably, it boasts a crew capacity accommodating up to 2 astronauts.

Flown on Apollo 9.

Launches

History


First flown in 1969, the LM achieved its historic moment on July 20th, 1969, when the “Eagle” landed on the Moon, carrying the first humans to walk on its surface.

The Apollo Lunar Module was the lunar lander spacecraft that was flown between lunar orbit and the Moon’s surface during the United States’ Apollo program. It was the first crewed spacecraft to operate exclusively in the airless vacuum of space, and was the first crewed vehicle to land anywhere beyond Earth.

Agency


National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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