He is better known by his ring name Uhaa Nation. Most astronauts at that time came from the military services and were considered to be on active duty during their NASA service; the few exceptions were considered civilian NASA astronauts (regardless of any prior military service). Naming yourself after a Greek god sets one hell of a bar, but it’s fair to say Apollo Crews may well clear it when all is said and done. Apollo 15 was the first of the Apollo "J" missions capable of a longer stay time on the moon and greater surface mobility. He performs on the Smackdown brand of … He started his wrestling career in 2009. He earned an art excellence scholarship to attend Western Michigan University and also earned a full-ride athletic scholarship to play football. The American wrestler Apollo Crews‘ wife Linda Palonen is a bodybuilder.Linda has a daughter named Sade Sofiya with her husband Apollo. During six two-man landing missions twelve astronauts walked on the lunar surface, and six of those drove Lunar Roving Vehicles. Although he came up short against the behemoth, Apollo looked like a Superstar who was born for the bright lights of the main event. Millions of people around the world watched on television as a United States Apollo module docked with a Soviet Union Soyuz capsule. Sesugh Uhaa (born August 22, 1987) is an American professional wrestler. Get all the latest and breaking news about WWE superstar Apollo Crews. "@en Add a photo to this gallery NASA named a group of 19 more astronauts in April 1966. The second seat pilot was given secondary responsibility for celestial navigation to keep the CSM's guidance computer accurately calibrated with the spacecraft's true position, and the third seat pilot served as a flight engineer, monitoring the health of the spacecraft systems. Apollo Crews is an American professional wrestler. Alan Shepard was the oldest person to walk on the Moon, at age 47 years and 80 days. He soon accepted the offer to become the first Superstar to join the brand, and the move paid dividends for Apollo, who captured several impressive victories on Team Red and even main-evented Raw in a gutsy showing against Braun Strowman. Note: Edwin Aldrin and Eugene Cernan were selected for Group 3 without having been test pilots, though both were fighter pilots in the Air Force and Navy respectively. Coincidentally, due to the Moon's distance from Earth at the time, they simultaneously set the present record for humans' greatest distance from Earth, reaching an altitude of 400,171 km (248,655 mi) above sea level at 0:21 UTC on 15 April 1970. Four of them are still living as of December 2020. Warring with MVP for months, Crews has become the primary target of his loquacious rival’s newly formed battalion. Naming yourself after a Greek god sets one hell of a bar, but it’s fair to say Apollo Crews may well clear it when all is said and done. Get to know Apollo Crews's entire biography. His Titus Worldwide stablemates, Akira Tozawa and Titus O'Neil, were also drafted to NXT. Nicknamed "Uhaa Nation", Sesugh Uhaa is better known internationally by his stage name Apollo Crews while signed to the professional wrestling empire known as World … As his star has only continued to rise and he is once again a SmackDown Superstar after the 2020 WWE Draft, the WWE Universe will surely soon understand what the rest of the world already knew: That Crews' potential knows no limits, and it’s only a matter of time before he rests on the Mount Olympus of sports-entertainment. Born in Sacramento, California, Uhaa was raised in Atlanta, Georgia and early on fell in love with professional wrestling, becoming a fan of performers such as Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock and especially Kurt Angle. The oldest person to fly to the Moon was Alan Shepard, who walked on its surface during the Apollo 14 mission. The Block I crew position titles were Command Pilot, Senior Pilot (second seat), and Pilot (third seat). Intended to land; later trained to land and slated to command, Missions are ordered by launch date. Terry Crews Chimes in on WWE Dropping 'Crews' from Pro Wrestler Apollo's Name. The 24 people who have flown to the Moon are the only people who have traveled beyond low Earth orbit. Apollo 8 was the first crewed spacecraft to leave low Earth orbit, and also the first human spaceflight to reach another astronomical object, namely the Moon, which the crew orbited without landing, and then departed safely back to Earth. Sesugh Uhaa (lahir 22 Agustus 1987) adalah seorang pegulat profesional Amerika, yang lebih dikenal dengan nama panggung Apollo Crews.Dia saat ini bergabung dengan WWE, dan tampil di merek SmackDown Live.. Dia memulai kariernya pada tahun 2009, dengan nama panggung Uhaa Nation, dan melakukan terobosan pada 2011, saat dia bergabung dengan promotor Dragon Gate USA, yang juga … Schmitt, a geologist, was chosen as a scientist in Astronaut Group 4. There were four primary objectives falling in the general categories of lunar surface science, lunar orbital science and engineering-operational. Apollo Crews was raised in Atlanta Georgia. The corresponding Block II titles were: Commander, Command Module Pilot (second seat), and Lunar Module Pilot (third seat). With an Olympian's physique and agility, the hulking Crews combines the raw power of The Ultimate Warrior with the agility of a top cruiserweight, confounding opponents with a ground-and-pound game and a dizzying aerial attack. Crewed missions are in, This page was last edited on 28 December 2020, at 13:53. Apollo Crews began his reign as United States Champion hunting for a worthy challenger; now the man whom he took the title from wants to end the search for him. Apollo Crews is a wrestler on brand set 2, which consists of Tuesday's Bash At The Beach, and Saturday's Pirate Island Tribe. In March 1972, Slayton was restored to flight status, and flew on the 1975 Apollo–Soyuz Test Project mission. All of these astronauts flew on Gemini, and except for White, each commanded one Gemini and one Apollo mission: This was the first class of astronauts for which test pilot experience was not required, but military jet fighter pilot experience was acceptable. Nine astronauts later flew unused Apollo command modules in the Apollo Applications Program's Skylab and Apollo–Soyuz Test Project. He went to a military high school and began practicing various sports, including amateur wrestling, soccer, football and track and field, as both an outlet and a way to \"get away from the military life\". Sesugh Uhaa (August 22, 1987), better known by his ring name Apollo Crews, is an American professional wrestler who recently works with WWE and previously performed in NXT. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand. Besides the 12 people who have walked on the Moon, 12 more have flown to within 0.001 lunar distance of its surface. NASA assigned 32 American astronauts to the Apollo lunar landing program, and 24, flying … Of the 24 astronauts who flew to the Moon, two went on to command a Skylab mission, one commanded Apollo–Soyuz, one flew as commander for Approach and Landing Tests of the Space Shuttle, and two commanded orbital Space Shuttle missions. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Other astronauts who trained for Apollo but did not fly, Apollo astronauts who flew to the Moon without landing, Astronauts killed during the Apollo Program. [4] Geologist Harrison H. "Jack" Schmitt participated heavily in the geological training of the lunar landing astronauts, as well as assisting in the analysis of returned samples and the preparation of mission reports. List of people who have walked on the Moon, "Vol.11, part 1 (1967 Mar/Apr), March 25 - April 24", description of his receiving a NASA award, "Apollo 18 through 20 - The Cancelled Missions", R-7 (including Semyorka, Molniya, Vostok, Voskhod and Soyuz), Commercial Orbital Transportation Services, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Apollo_astronauts&oldid=996762831, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Articles containing potentially dated statements from December 2020, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Articles containing potentially dated statements from November 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. NASA assigned 32 American astronauts to the Apollo lunar landing program, and 24, flying on nine missions between December 1968 and December 1972, orbited the Moon. On each of the Apollo 17 extravehicular activities (EVAs), Harrison Schmitt was the second person out of, and the first person back into, the Apollo Lunar Module. Apollo Crews… These three astronauts — Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders — were the first humans to witness and photograph an Earthrise. Each was 35 years and 65 days old on his launch date and 35 years and 68 days old when he entered lunar orbit. The prime crew members selected for actual missions are here grouped by their NASA astronaut selection groups, and within each group in the order selected for flight. He was already the proverbial five-tool player when he went from the independent scene to WWE NXT, and his astounding record at Full Sail sent the Georgia native to the main WWE roster within a year of his debut. [update] All crewed lunar landings took place between July 1969 and December 1972 as part of the Apollo program. Haise was again scheduled to walk on the Moon as commander of Apollo 19, but Apollo 18 and Apollo 19 were canceled on September 2, 1970. All nine crewed missions to the Moon took place as part of the Apollo program over a period of just under four years, from 21 December 1968 to 19 December 1972. Weight Add a photo to this gallery Sesugh Uhaa (born August 22, 1987)[2] is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, under the ring name Apollo Crews. Because of Apollo 13's free-return trajectory, Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise flew higher above the Moon's 180° meridian (opposite Earth) than anyone else has flown (254 km/158 mi). Joe Engle had trained on the backup crew for Apollo 14 to explore the Moon with Cernan, but he was replaced by Schmitt on the primary crew for Apollo 17. Standing at 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) and weighing 240 lb (110 kg), Uhaa is known both as a high-flyer and a power wrestler. The following features images of Apollo Crews. Apollo Crews news, photos, videos and biography. Apart from these 24 men, no human being has gone beyond low Earth orbit. Crews started working NXT house shows the following month, under the ring name of "Uhaa Nation". Three flew to the Moon twice, one orbiting both times and two landing once apiece. WWE NXT (2017-) Crews was drafted thirty eighth overall in the Reboot Draft, as NXT's seventh midcard pick. Apollo Crews is an American professional wrestler who started his career in 2009, and signed with WWE in 2015, where he performs for the Raw … Here you will find information about Apollo crews bio, age, wife, height, weight, net worth and salary. In 1970, he was selected as Lunar Module Pilot for the Apollo 15 backup crew, and prime crew on Apollo 18. In 2015, Uhaa signed with WWE and was assigned to its developmental brand NXT, where he was given the ring name Apollo Crews. Eugene Cernan, as the second person to enter the lunar module on the final EVA, was the last person to have walked on the Moon. NASA's Director of Flight Crew Operations during the Gemini and Apollo programs was Donald K. "Deke" Slayton, one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts, who was medically grounded in September 1962 due to a minor cardiac arrythmia – paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. The project, and its memorable handshake in space, was a symbol of détente between the two superpowers. From left to right are: James A. Lovell Jr., William A. Anders, and Frank Borman. Eleven of them are still living as of November 2020.[update]. From left to right are: James A. Lovell Jr., William A. Anders, and Frank Borman. Intended to land on Apollo 13; only person to fly to the Moon twice without landing. On the latest episode of “Chasing Glory with Lilian Garcia”, Lilian sits down with WWE Superstar, Apollo Crews. Uhaa is best known for his work in Dragon Gate USA, as … He was promoted to WWE's main roster in April 2016. The crew instead looped around the Moon, and returned safely to Earth on April 17. Sesugh Uhaa (born August 22, 1987) is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Apollo Crews. Crews will face Andrade for the United States Title at WWE Backlash after the former champion won a Triple Threat Match on Raw to earn the opportunity. Charlie Duke was the youngest, at age 36 years and 201 days. Sesugh Uhaa (born August 22, 1987) is an American professional wrestler signed to NXT, where he performs under the ring name Apollo Crews as a member of Titus Worldwide. Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, and Kurt Angle are his idol players. Apollo 1 did not launch and its crew died in a ground-based capsule fire, and Apollo 7 and Apollo 9 were low Earth orbit missions testing spacecraft components and docking maneuvers. English: Apollo 8 crew is photographed posing on a Kennedy Space Center (KSC) simulator in their space suits. The Apollo program included three other crewed missions. During each of the six missions with successful lunar landings, one astronaut remained in lunar orbit while the other two landed. Schmitt is thus the 12th and presently last person to have stepped onto the Moon. Jim Lovell and Fred Haise were scheduled to walk on the Moon during the Apollo 13 mission, but the lunar landing was aborted following a major malfunction en route to the Moon. Linda’s daughter Sade was born on the 22nd of June 2017. Crews made his first televised appearance on the May 6, 2015 episode of NXT, signing an NXT contract in a segment with William Regal. Scott Fishman • February 24, 2018 10:00 am. Crews was an All-Conference defensive end, and was a major contributor on the 1988 MAC champion WMU Broncos. Five of this group got their first spaceflight experience as second seat on Gemini: The remaining six members of this group were selected for their first space flights on Apollo: In June 1965, NASA named a group of five scientist astronauts, the first group qualified by doctorate degrees rather than test or military fighter pilot experience. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon.Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin formed the American crew that landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC (14:17 CST).Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours and 39 minutes later on July 21 at 02:56 UTC; Aldrin joined him 19 minutes later. He attended the military high school where he lettered in wrestling, football, soccer, and track & field. In addition, the three-person crews of Apollo 8 and Apollo 10 also entered lunar orbit, and the crew of Apollo 13 looped around the Moon on a free-return trajectory. Apollo–Soyuz was the first crewed international space mission, carried out jointly by the United States and the Soviet Union in July 1975. Jim Lovell, John Young, and Eugene Cernan are the only three people to have flown to the Moon twice. Two versions of the Apollo Command/Service Module (CSM) spacecraft were developed: Block I intended for preliminary low Earth orbit testing, and Block II which was designed for the lunar landing. When program cutbacks canceled missions 18 through 20, NASA's lunar geological community insisted on having a geologist on the Moon, so Slayton reassigned Schmitt to Apollo 17. Apollo 9 was a March 1969 human spaceflight, the third in NASA's Apollo program.Flown in low Earth orbit, it was the second crewed Apollo mission that the United States launched via a Saturn V rocket, and was the first flight of the full Apollo spacecraft: the command and service module (CSM) with the Lunar Module (LM). Twelve people have walked on the Moon. He is currently associated with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). From his career's start to his main storyline introduction. D&D Beyond Sesugh Uhaa popularly known as Apollo Crews is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand. Three astronauts died on the ground while training for the first crewed Apollo mission, Apollo 1. From an early age, he has shown keen interests towards the wrestling. Actor. Slayton was responsible for making all Gemini and Apollo crew assignments. Apollo Crews: Bio. Although Apollo moved to SmackDown for a period, he soon returned to Monday night as the result of draft picks that were about to expire. None had spaceflight experience before their Apollo mission. Almost immediately after his move to Monday Night Raw in the 2017 Superstar Shake-up, Crews was courted by Titus O'Neil, who wanted to sign the budding young prodigy to Titus Worldwide. This was followed by a vignette promoting his upcoming debut. He resides in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Besides Sade, Linda and Apollo don’t have any other children yet. He is currently signed to the WWE and works on their Raw brand under the ring name ApolloCrews. Young and Cernan each set foot on it during their respective second lunar missions, while Lovell is the only person to have flown to the Moon twice without landing. Organization: WWE Birth Name: Sesugh Uhaa Born: August 22, 1987 (age 33) in Sacramento, California Height & Weight: 6 ft 1 in, 240 lbs. Shepard was 47 years and 74 days old on his launch date and 47 years and 78 days old when he entered lunar orbit. Schmitt had previously been crewed with Apollo 12 Command Module pilot Dick Gordon in anticipation of Apollo 18, but Schmitt replaced Engle on Apollo 17 after the cancellation of Apollo 18 and Apollo 19, leaving Gordon as the last Apollo astronaut to train extensively for lunar exploration without ever landing on the Moon. Apollo Crews may have prevailed over MVP, but that doesn’t mean he’s seen the last of The Hurt Business. Apollo Crews Background Information; Real Name: Sesugh Uhaa Born: August 22, 1987 Stone Mountain, Georgia Height: 183 centimeters (6 ft. 0 in.) During Cernan's first lunar mission on Apollo 10, he tied the present record set by Bill Anders on Apollo 8 as the youngest person to fly to the Moon. Crews will have to go through The Hurt Business’ All Mighty when defends his United States Championship against Bobby Lashley at WWE Payback. 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