Facts In honor of the "Endeavour", the first ship commanded by James Cook, was named the command module spacecraft Apollo 15. In the course his flight was conducted the fourth disembarkation men to the Moon. The same name has received and one of the "the space shuttle". In occasion popular myth associated with the death of James Cook, Vladimir Vysotsky has written humorous song "One scientific riddle, or why the natives eat Cook. In honor of the traveler was named the archipelago in the Pacific Ocean; the name archipelago has received from Russian sailor Ivan Krusenstern, because Cook stayed on the Islands Southern Group in the period from 1773 until 1775's. In 1935, the International Astronomical Union has appropriated the name of James Cook crater on the visible side of the moon.