Apollo 14 was the fourth crewed moon landing and is most famous for being the first and only mission in which an astronaut played golf on the moon. Other astronauts who trained for Apollo but did not fly. Ronald E. Evans Jr. – Command Module Pilot on Apollo 17. Apollo 14 The primary objectives of this mission were to explore the Fra Mauro region centered around deployment of the Apollo Lunar Surface Scientific Experiments Package, or ALSEP; lunar field geology investigations; collection of surface material samples for return to Earth; deployment of scientific instruments and additional science and photography. Apollo 14 Backup Crew Gene Cernan (left), Joe Engle, and Ron Evans with nurse Dee O'Hara prior to a pre-flight physicals.

January 1971.

The primary objectives of the Apollo 14 mission were to explore the Fra Mauro region of the Moon, centered around deployment of the Apollo Lunar Surface Scientific Experiments Package, or ALSEP. KSC-71P-44 ( 97k) Apollo 14 Backup Commander Gene Cernan, left, outside astronaut crew quarters as Kennedy Space Center. L. Gordon Cooper Jr. – from the Mercury Seven; veteran of Mercury Faith 7 and commander of Gemini 5, was replaced as Apollo 14 commander by Alan Shepard and resigned from NASA in 1970. Scan by Ed Hengeveld.