What is the story about Apollo 18?

Apollo 17 was the last U.S.-sponsored lunar voyage — or was it? Hours of found footage, classified for decades, point to a subsequent moon mission — Apollo 18 — that ended very badly. Astronauts John Grey (Ryan Robbins), Nathan Walker (Lloyd Owen) and Benjamin Anderson (Warren Christie), on a mission to install radar scanners, discover a Soviet space capsule nearby. The men also discover a dead cosmonaut, and unfortunately for them, learn how he died.
Apollo 18/Film synopsis

Why was Apollo 13 Cancelled?

The Apollo 13 Mission was planned as a lunar landing mission but was aborted en route to the moon after about 56 hours of flight due to loss of service module cryogenic oxygen and consequent loss of capability to generate electrical power, to provide oxygen and to produce water.

Which Apollo missions did not land on the moon?

The D-type mission was instead performed by Apollo 9; the F-type mission, Apollo 10, flew the CSM/LM spacecraft to the Moon for final testing, without landing. The G-type mission, Apollo 11, performed the first lunar landing, the central goal of the program.

When was the last Apollo mission?

December 7, 1972
Apollo program/Last flight

What happens at the end of Apollo 18?

The film concludes with a statement giving the “official” fate of the astronauts, describing them as having been killed in various accidents that left their bodies unrecoverable. An epilogue notes that many of the rock samples returned from the previous Apollo missions are now missing.

Who was the crew of Apollo 17?

Harrison Hagan Schmitt
Apollo 17/Members

The prime crew consisted of Commander Eugene A. “Gene” Cernan, Command Module Pilot (CMP) Ronald E. Evans, and Lunar Module Pilot (LMP) Harrison H. “Jack” Schmitt.

What happened Apollo 5?

The mission lifted off from Cape Kennedy with a Saturn IB rocket. The mission was successful, though due to programming problems, an alternate mission to that originally planned was executed.

How many died in Apollo missions?

As of 2020, there have been 15 astronaut and 4 cosmonaut fatalities during spaceflight. Astronauts have also died while training for space missions, such as the Apollo 1 launch pad fire which killed an entire crew of three. There have also been some non-astronaut fatalities during spaceflight-related activities.

How much did Apollo 17 cost?

Five subsequent Apollo missions also landed astronauts on the Moon, the last, Apollo 17, in December 1972….Apollo program.

Status Completed
Program history
Cost $25.4 billion (1973) $156 billion (2019)
Duration 1961–1972
First flight SA-1 October 27, 1961

How many people have been on the Moon?

Besides the 12 people who have walked on the Moon, 12 more have flown to within 0.001 lunar distance of its surface. During each of the six missions with successful lunar landings, one astronaut remained in lunar orbit while the other two landed.