Deploy the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP), which would be left on the moon’s surface to gather seismic, scientific and engineering data.

Mission Objective: January 27, 1967. Spacecraft Primary Objective. Mission Objectives: Land on the moon – again (yawn) Complete an extensive series of lunar exploration tasks. Project Apollo's goals went beyond landing Americans on the moon and returning them safely to Earth.

Virgil (Gus) Ivan Grissom was designated as Commander of AS-204. Achieved. Achieving preeminence in space for the United States. This mission was supposed to be the shakedown voyage for the new Apollo command and service modules in Earth orbit. Contingency sample collection. Spacecraft Secondary Objectives. Achieved. To perform a manned lunar landing and return. They included: Establishing the technology to meet other national interests in space. Apollo set several major human spaceflight milestones.It stands alone in sending crewed … A.

To perform selenological inspection and sampling. Apollo-1 (204) Pad 34-A (7) Saturn-1B AS-204 (4) CSM-x () Apollo Pad Fire ... tragedy struck the Apollo program when a flash fire occurred in command module 012 during a launch pad test of the Apollo/Saturn space vehicle being prepared for the first piloted flight, the AS-204 mission. The mission was to be the first crewed flight of Apollo, and was scheduled to launch Feb. 21, 1967. The first manned Apollo mission was designated AS-204. 1.

Carrying out a program of scientific exploration of the Moon.

Tragedy struck on the launch pad during a preflight test for Apollo 204 ( AS-204 ), which was scheduled to be the first Apollo manned mission, and would have been launched on February 21, 1967. Astronauts Virgil Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee lost their lives when a fire swept through the command module, or CM.