lunar excursion module

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a spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back

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since the Apollo Lunar Module made its maiden spaceflight as part of the Apollo 9 mission.
Unlike the histories of the RL10 (upper-stage engine) by Dick Mulready in Advanced Engine Development at Pratt and Whitney, or the Apollo Lunar Module by Tom Kelly in Moon Lander, this book provides minimal discussion of Centaur's technical problems and solutions.
Grumman's former president and chairman, George Skurla, and William Gregory, a former editor of Aviation Week and Space Technology, trace the company's rise from its humble beginnings in the 1930s, through World War II, to the success of the Navy's A-6 Intruder, E-2C Hawkeye, EA-6B Prowler, F-14 Tomcat, and NASA's Apollo Lunar Module.
Cernan was lunar module pilot of Apollo 10, the lunar-orbital qualification and verification flight test of the Apollo lunar module.