Astronauts and the Scouting Experience Minute
This Minute is meant for Boy Scouts.
Of the 12 American Astronauts who have walked on the Moon, 11 have been Scouts!
Apollo-Saturn 11 Date: 7/20/69 Time: 2 hr. 31 min. 40 sec.
Neil Armstrong, Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin
Armstrong (Eagle), Aldrin (Tenderfoot), M. Collins (Non-Scout)
Apollo-Saturn 12 Date: 11/19/69 Time: 7 hr. 45 min. 18 sec.
Charles (Pete) Conrad, Alan Bean
Conrad (Cub Scout), Bean (First Class), Gordon (Star)
Lovell (Eagle), Swigert (Second Class), Haise (Star)
Apollo-Saturn 14 Date: 2/5/71 Time: 9 hr. 22 min. 31 sec.
Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell
Shepard (First Class), Mitchell (Life), Roosa (Non-Scout)
Apollo-Saturn 15 Date: 7/30/71 Time: 18 hr. 34 min. 46 sec
James Irwin, David Scott
D. Scott (Life), Worden (First Class), Irwin (Non-Scout)
Apollo-Saturn 16 Date: 4/21/72 to 4/23/72 Time: 20 hr. 14 min. 16 sec.
Charles Duke, John Young
Duke (Eagle), Young (Second Class), Mattingly (Life)
Apollo-Saturn 17 Date: 12/11/72 to 12/13/72 Date: 22 hr. 3 min. 57 sec.
Harrison Schmitt, Eugene Cernan
Cernan (Second Class), Evans (Life), Schmitt (Tenderfoot)
Of the 21 Astronauts who have orbited the Moon,
19 have been Scouts
Of the 214 former and present astronauts, 142 have taken part in Scouting.
Astronaut Scout Experience:
Adamson, Armstrong, Bagian, Bluford, Bowersox, Brady, Carr, Carter, Chaffee, Covey, Creighton, Duke, Eisele, Fullerton, W. Gregory, Griggs, Hoffman, Jones, Lee, Lind, Llewellyn (King's Scout, U.K.), Lovell, McCulley, O'Leary, Onizuka, Oswald, Parazynski, Reightler, Searfoss, See, Tanner, Truly, D. Walker
Anders, Basset, Brand, Bridges, Casper, Cooper, Evans, Fabian, G. Gardner, Givens, Gregory, Kregel, Low, Mattingly, McArthur, Mitchell, D. Scott, Spring, Springer,
Van Hoften, C. Williams
Barry, Cameron, England, W. Fisher, Garriott, R. Gibson, Gordon, Grissom, Haise, Lounge, McNair, Stafford
J. Allen, Bean, Clifford, Coats, Engle, Freeman, D. Gardner, E. Gibson, Hammond, Henize, Linnehan, Nelson, Overmyer, Schirra, Schweickart, W. Scott, Shepard, Veach, Worden
Bolden, Buchli, Carpenter, Cernan, Culbertson, Mullane, Parker, Pogue, Shriver, Swigert, W. Thornton, White, Young
Aldrin, Bursch, Hawley, Lousma, McDivitt, Michel, Schmitt, S. Smith
O'Connor, D. Williams
A. Allen, C. Brown, Conrad, Foale (Wolf, Germany), Gernhardt, Henricks, Leestma, Lopez-Alegria, McBride, Meade, Readdy, Rominger, Shepherd, Thomas, Thuot, Wolf
C. Brown, Bull, Clervoy, Garneau, Harris, James Voss
E. Collins, Davis, A. Fisher, Helms, Jernigan, Lawrence, Seddon, Sherlock, Sullivan,
K. Thornton, Janice Voss, Weber
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