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The first manned mission to the Moon was Apollo 8. It used a Saturn V launch vehicle (SA-503) and the part that actually went to the Moon was CSM-103. (The crew was in the command module CM-103 with the "rocket" part being SM-103.) The CSM was the first manned vehicle to orbit the Moon.

The first manned landing was Apollo 11, which also used a Saturn V launch vehicle (SA-506). The command module where the astronauts spent most of the trip was CM-107 (callsignColumbia) while the lander itself was LM-5 (callsign Eagle).

It may be worth mentioning Apollo 10 as well. It was the second manned mission to the Moon, designed as a test of the lander without actually landing (the lunar module did not have enough fuel to successfully land and take off again, possibly at least partially because it was suspected that had it had sufficient fuel the crew might have landed despite the mission profile: would you give up the chance to be the first person to land on the Moon?). As it was, two members of the crew got within 9 miles of the surface. SA-505 (another Saturn V class rocket) was the launch vehicle, while the command module and the lunar module were CM-106 Charlie Brown and LM-4Snoopy respectively.

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