Apollo 10, May 18 – May 26, 1969
Watch Remembering Apollo 10 – May 18 2019
Griffith Observatory staff held a day-long celebration of the Moon with a star party and a special presentation of All Space Considered Remembers Apollo 10 which looked back at this historic mission to the Moon.
The Apollo 10 mission, launched on May 18, 1969, took astronauts Tom Stafford, John Young, and Gene Cernan to within nine miles of the lunar surface. The astronauts did not land, but they tested critical systems that made the historic Moon landing of Apollo 11 possible two months later.