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  • The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, holds the Lunar Roving Vehicle from sliding downhill during the second Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity. Apparently, both of the Rover's rear wheels are off the ground. The Rover was parked facing downhill on a 15 to 20 degree slope. Astronaut David R. Scott, commander, took this photograph. Scott was performing other tasks while ... more
    The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, holds the Lunar Roving Vehicle from sliding downhill during the second Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity. Apparently, both of the Rover's rear wheels are off the ground. The Rover was parked facing downhill on a 15 to 20 degree slope. Astronaut David R. Scott, commander, took this photograph. Scott was performing other tasks while Irwin held the Rover. They were parked at a "fresh" crater on the Apennine Front (Hadley Delta Mountain) slope. In the foreground a lunar rake lies atop a mound. Original film magazine was labeled NN, film type was S0168 (High Speed Color Exterior or Color Interior Ektachrome EF - High speed color reversal), 60mm lens with a sun elevation of 30 degrees. Subject Terms: Apollo 15 Flight, Moon (Planet), Astronauts, Lunar Roving Vehicles Categories: EVA Date: 8/1/1971 0:00 Original: Film - 70MM CT Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: Ground. less
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