Apollo 10 astronauts, 1969.
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Left to right; Eugene Cernan, John Young and Thomas Stafford standing in spacesuits in front of the Saturn V rocket carried the Apollo 10 spacecraft. Young is holding a pennant with the legend 'All Systems Are Go!' and a cartoon of Snoopy in a spacesuit. The Apollo 10 Lunar Module was codenamed Snoopy and the Command Module Charlie Brown. Apollo 10 was launched on 18th May 1969 on a lunar orbital mision, the dres rehearsal for the Apollo 11 moon landing mision which took place two months later.