In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- This will be the first spacecraft of its kind since the Apollo command module.
- What should have been a routine operation goes terribly awry when the command module and landing module are destroyed by an Unidentified Flying Object.
- Mike Collins, the man who was in the command module orbiting as they were on the moon.
- At 24,791 MPH the crew of the command module Apollo 10 reached the greatest speed ever traveled by humans.
- When the command module drifted across that point in space, its speed increased once again, and it accelerated toward the Moon.
- Only the command module - the very tip of the original Crew Launch Vehicle - will return to Earth beneath a canopy of parachutes.
- All three stages of the rocket booster plus the command module and the lunar module on top - had less computing capacity combined than today's typical cell phone.
- On April 13, 1970, three days out from Earth, an oxygen tank exploded in the service module of the spacecraft, disabling the Apollo command module.
- And the command module that came back to earth is unbelievably tiny, as are lots of the other craft that took astronauts into space in that era.
- The command module from the Apollo 10 mission is at the Science Museum in London.
- A third U.S. astronaut, Michael Collins, was in the orbiting command module overhead.
- In addition to taking photographs, the orbiting command module also released a small satellite which measured minute differences in the Moon's gravity and magnetic properties.
- The command module containing the crew took a different flight profile to the other modules, entering the Earth's atmosphere three hours after undocking at 23: 44 CEST.
- During Apollo, one man remained behind in the Moon-orbiting command module.
- The command module served as the crew's quarters and flight control section.
- Unlike those two modules, the command module containing the crew is equipped with a heat shield and took a different flight profile, entering the Earth's atmosphere about 25 minutes before landing.
- The three astronauts travelled in the command module, which was docked during flight to both the lunar module and the service module, the latter carrying fuel and supplies.
- Michael Collins, as long as we're - I mentioned regaling old tales, this time 35 years ago, you were alone in that command module.
- Apollo traveled to the Moon with the lunar module attached to the command module.
- The orbiter will separate and become a satellite after the command module returns to earth.
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