Lunar Module Intrepid

On each manned Apollo mission there were three astronauts, the Commander, the Lunar Module (LM) pilot and the Command and Service Module (CSM) pilot. The Commander was in charge of the mission and was the main pilot of both spacecraft. The Commander would be the first person to step out of the LM onto the surface of the Moon.The LM pilot was the engineer and accompanied the Commander to the Moon’s surface .The CSM pilot acted as the navigator and remained on board. In this image Apollo 12’s Lunar Module Intrepid is in the final landing stages and is photographed by the CSM pilot.