• Creator
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. 2/17/1973-
  • Created Date
  • 1967-11-09/1972-12-19
  • Description
  • The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, stands on the rim of Plum Crater while collecting lunar samples at Station 1 during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-1) at the Descartes landing site. This scene, looking eastward, was photographed by astronaut Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot. The small boulder in the center foreground was ch... more
    The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, stands on the rim of Plum Crater while collecting lunar samples at Station 1 during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-1) at the Descartes landing site. This scene, looking eastward, was photographed by astronaut Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot. The small boulder in the center foreground was chip sampled by the crew. Plum Crater is 40 meters in diameter and 10 meters deep (1 meter equals 39.37 inches). The Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) is parked on the far rim of the crater. The gnomon, which is used as a photographic reference to establish local vertical Sun angle, scale, and lunar color, is deployed in the center of the picture. Young holds a geological hammer in his right hand. Original film magazine was labeled G,film type was 3401 (High Speed Black and White),60mm lens with a sun elevation of 24 degrees. Subject Terms: Apollo 16 Flight, Moon (Planet), Astronauts Categories: EVA Original: Film - 70MM B&W Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: Ground less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
    Magnetic Media
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted