Launched on 18 May 1969, Apollo 10 was a dress rehearsal for the first Moon landing. The lunar module, nicknamed Snoopy, descended to within 15.6 kilometres of the Moon’s surface before returning to lunar orbit and re-docking with the Command Module, Charlie Brown.
[box]Apollo 10 Crew
Commander: Thomas P. Stafford
Command Module Pilot: John W. Young
Lunar Module Pilot: Eugene A. Cernan[/box]