Category Archives: American History: Modern

February 9: Apollo 14 Returns to Earth

On 9 February 1971, the day the Apollo 14 returned to earth. The Apollo 14 marked the third landing on the moon. The crew consisted of Edgar Mitchell, Stuart Roosa, and the commander Alan Shepard. This was the same Alan Shepard that was the first American to enter space. Alan Shepard left the space program […]