Sunday, March 09, 2008

Moon Scouts



Astronauts and the Scouting Experience
Of the 12 American Astronauts who have walked on the Moon, 11 have been Scouts!

Apollo-Saturn 11 Date: 7/20/69 Time: 2 hr. 31 min. 40 sec.
Armstrong (Eagle), Aldrin (Tenderfoot), Collins (Non-Scout)

Apollo-Saturn 12 Date: 11/19/69 Time: 7 hr. 45 min. 18 sec.
Conrad (Cub Scout), Bean (First Class), Gordon (Star)

Apollo-Saturn 13
Lovell (Eagle), Swigert (Second Class), Haise (Star)

Apollo-Saturn 14 Date: 2/5/71 Time: 9 hr. 22 min. 31 sec.

Shepard (First Class), Mitchell (Life), Roosa (Non-Scout)

Apollo-Saturn 15 Date: 7/30/71 Time: 18 hr. 34 min. 46 sec.
Irwin (Non-Scout), Scott (Life), Worden (First Class)

Apollo-Saturn 16 Date: 4/21/72 to 4/23/72 Time: 20 hr. 14 min. 16 sec.
Duke (Second Class), Young (Second Class), Mattingly (Life)

Apollo-Saturn 17 Date: 12/11/72 to 12/13/72 Date: 22 hr. 3 min. 57 sec.
Schmitt (Tenderfoot), Cernan (Second Class), Evans (Life)

Of the 21 Astronauts who have orbited the Moon, 19 have been Scouts. Of the 214 former and present astronauts, 142 have taken part in Scouting

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