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Fred Talmadge is a character featured on For All Mankind. Talmadge was Command module pilot of Apollo 10 which was intended as a test run for Apollo 11, being 8-miles away from the Moon. When the Soviets landed on the moon first, his crew mates Edward Baldwin and Gordo Stevens began facing criticism for not doing so.

Fred served as CAPCOM for Apollo 15.

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Fred Talmadge takes the place of John Young, who was the real-life CSM pilot of the Apollo 10 mission.