Eighth manned mission in the Apollo program. Third mission to land on the moon.
- Launched: January 31, 1971
- Returned: February 9, 1971
- Crew members: Alan Shepard, commander; Stuart Roosa, command module pilot; Edgar Mitchell, lunar module pilot.
- Command module: Kitty Hawk
- Lunar module: Antares
- Landed: February 5, 1971
- Lunar landing site: 3.7 S, 17.5 W -- Fra Mauro highlands
- On surface: 1 day 9.5 hours
- Lunar EVA: 9.2 hours (4.7 + 4.5)
- Samples: 43 kg
- Shepard smuggled a makeshift golf club and golf ball to the moon, and took a swing. He claimed the ball "went a mile" in the lunar gravity, but this was unlikely.
- Mitchell conducted some unauthorized extra-sensory perception experiments while en route to the Moon, with friends back on Earth; the number of correct guesses were reportedly less than would have been obtained by random chance.
- Shepard and Mitchell used a wheeled cart to transport samples. They hiked to the rim of a large nearby crater, but were unable to distinguish landmarks easily and turned back without seeing the crater itself.