Who has landed on the moon?
I need to know how many men landed actually on Moon, and identifying them also.
All in all, 12 American men have landed on the moon in the period between 1969 and 1972. 12 additional American men have orbited the Moon. Their names and respective missions are:
Apollo 8 (orbiter): Frank Borman, James Lovell, Jr., William Anders.
Apollo 10 (orbiter): Eugene Cernan, John Young, Thomas Stafford.
Apollo 11: Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins (orbiter only), Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr.
Apollo 12: Charles Conrad, Jr., Richard F. Gordon (orbiter only), Alan L. Bean
Apollo 14: Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Stuart A. Roosa (orbiter only), Edgar D. Mitchell
Apollo 15: David R. Scott, Alfred M. Worden (orbiter only), James B. Irwin
Apollo 16: James W. Young, Thomas K. Mattingly II (orbiter only), Charles M. Duke, Jr.
Apollo 17: Eugene A. Cernan, Ronald E. Evans (orbiter only), Harrison H. Schmitt
All this information as well as information about other missions to the moon can be found here
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