The original Apollo 13 crew, from left to right: Jim Lovell, Thomas “Ken” Mattingly, Fred Haise. Credit: NASA

The original Apollo 13 crew, from left to right: Jim Lovell, Thomas “Ken” Mattingly, Fred Haise. Credit: NASA

Ken Mattingly, originally scheduled to fly on Apollo 13, was scratched due to his exposure to the measles, flew on Apollo 16 and later on the space shuttle.

Ken Mattingly, originally scheduled to fly on Apollo 13, was scratched due to his exposure to the measles, flew on Apollo 16 and later on the space shuttle.

Ronald Reagan After Presidency | ... President Ronald Reagan , next to First Lady Nancy Reagan , after the

Ronald Reagan After Presidency | ... President Ronald Reagan , next to First Lady Nancy Reagan , after the

NASA's Apollo 16 (April 21, 1972) ~ Astronauts John Young and Charlie Duke go on the first moonwalk of the Apollo 16 mission. [GIF]

NASA's Apollo 16 (April 21, 1972) ~ Astronauts John Young and Charlie Duke go on the first moonwalk of the Apollo 16 mission. [GIF]

Apollo 16 crew. Left to right: Mattingly, Young, Duke....Apollo 16 lands on Moon - April 20, 1972. Commander John Young, Lunar Module Pilot Charles Duke and Command Module Pilot Ken Mattingly.

Apollo 16 crew. Left to right: Mattingly, Young, Duke....Apollo 16 lands on Moon - April 20, 1972. Commander John Young, Lunar Module Pilot Charles Duke and Command Module Pilot Ken Mattingly.

On April 25, 1972, Apollo 16 astronaut T. K. Mattingly performed a cislunar EVA during the return trip from Moon. | Photo credit: NASA

On April 25, 1972, Apollo 16 astronaut T. K. Mattingly performed a cislunar EVA during the return trip from Moon. | Photo credit: NASA

Apollo 16  Além de passearem pela superfície lunar, os astronautas também coletaram 95,8 kg de amostras lunares. Enquanto Duke e Young recolhiam os pedaços, o piloto Ken Mattingly orbitou a Lua 64 vezes por 126 horas.

Apollo 16 Além de passearem pela superfície lunar, os astronautas também coletaram 95,8 kg de amostras lunares. Enquanto Duke e Young recolhiam os pedaços, o piloto Ken Mattingly orbitou a Lua 64 vezes por 126 horas.

Ken Mattingly

Ken Mattingly

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