APOLLO 10

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Apollospace™ has the most comprehensive collection of fully restored and enhanced high resolution Apollo 10 flight images available!

The Hasselblad Flight Photographs

The Apollo 10 mission carried two 70MM Hasselblad cameras and returned with 9 magazines of film.  A total of 1442 exposures were taken during the mission with 1436 useable images: 1021 on black & white film and 415 on color film. 

Click on an image below to view the full screen gallery of that magazine:


 

 

Apollo 10 Magazine 27/N contains 133 color images: NASA ID #s AS10-27-3855 to AS10-27-3987.

This magazine consists of high altitude earth and moon shots taken during the translunar coast.  Images include Earthrise over the lunar horizon,  the Command Service Modules (CSM) orbiting the Moon, the Moon, the crew, and Earth views.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Apollo 10 Magazine 28/O contains 176 black & white images: NASA ID #s AS10-28-3988 to AS10-28-4163.

This magazine contains images of two vertical passes over the lunar surface with the 80mm lens.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Apollo 10 Magazine 29/P contains 163 black & white images: NASA ID #s AS10-29-4164 to AS10-29-4326.

This magazine consists of photographs taken with an 80mm lens from the LM during descent.  It also includes images of the CSM.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Apollo 10 Magazine 30/Q contains 173 black & white images: NASA ID #s AS10-30-4327 to AS10-30-4499.

COMING SOON!

 

 

 

 


 

 

Apollo 10 Magazine 31/R contains 175 black & white images: NASA ID #s AS10-31-4500 to AS10-31-4674.

COMING SOON!

 

 

 

 


 

 

Apollo 10 Magazine 32/S contains 182 black & white images: NASA ID #s AS10-32-4675 to AS10-32-4856.

This magazine consists of high altitude photographs of the lunar surface, taken with both the 80 and 250mm lens.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Apollo 10 Magazine 33/T contains 152 black & white images: NASA ID #s AS10-33-4857 to AS10-33-5008.

This magazine consists of high altitude photographs of the lunar surface.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Apollo 10 Magazine 34/M contains 165 color images, NASA ID #s AS10-34-5009 to AS10-34-5173.

This magazine contains photographs of the Earth during translunar insertion, the LM ascent, and the surface of the Moon.

 

 

 

 


 

 

Apollo 10 Magazine 35/U contains 117 color images, NASA ID #s AS10-35-5174 to AS10-35-5290.

This magazine contains photographs of the Earth, a nice Earthrise sequence, and the surface of the Moon.

 

 

 

 


Photo credits for all Apollo 10 Hasselblad flight photographs:

BW images: NASA/JSC/Apollospace

Color images NASA/JSC/ASU/Apollospace

Apollo 10 Mission Overview

Crew

  • Thomas Stafford, Commander
  • Eugene Cernan, Lunar Module Pilot
  • John Young, Command Module Pilot

Spacecraft

  • Command Module: Charlie Brown (CSM-106)
  • Lunar Module: Snoopy (LM-4)

Launch

  • May 18, 1969
  • Launch Pad 39B
  • Saturn-V AS-505 launch vehicle

Orbit

  • Orbits: 31 Lunar revolutions
  • Duration: 8 days, 23 minutes, 23 seconds
  • Distance: 829,437.5 miles

Splashdown

  • May 26, 1969
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Recovery Ship: USS Princeton

Mission Objectives

  • Demonstrate all aspects of an actual crewed Lunar landing (except the actual landing);
  • Demonstrate undocking, rendezvous, and re-docking of CSM and LM in lunar orbit;
  • Descent of separated LM to within 9 miles of the Lunar surface;
  • Refine the Earth-based crewed spaceflight network tracking techniques; and
  • Check out LM programmed trajectories, radar, and control systems in Lunar orbit

Mission Accomplishments

  • First flight of a complete, crewed Apollo spacecraft to operate at the Moon
  • First undocking, rendezvous, and re-docking of CSM and LM in Lunar orbit
  • First live color television broadcast from space
  • First solo orbit of the Moon (Young)

Apollo 10 Resources:

Vintage and new Apollo 10 Photography Indexes:

A 10 Photo Index
Apollo 10 Photo Index