Command and Service Module: N/A
Lunar Module: LM-1
Launch Vehicle: Saturn 1B, AS-204
Launch Date: January 22, 1968, 5:48 pm EST
Launch site: Cape Kennedy, Pad 37B
Landing Date: Spacecraft were discarded in orbit
Landing Site: N/A
Mission Duration: 11 hours, 10 minutes
Primary Mission: Test the Lunar Module in a space environment, including its ascent and descent engines as well as the separation of the ascent and descent stages.
Mission Highlights: Apollo 5 was the first time the Lunar Module (LM) was launched into space. Despite an error with the descent stage engine of the Lunar Module, NASA considered the Apollo 5 mission a success.