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  • The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, gives a military salute while standing beside the deployed United States flag during the Apollo 15 lunar surface Extravehicular Activity (EVA) at the Hadley-Apennine landing site. The flag was deployed toward the end of EVA-2 (start of EVA-3). The Lunar Module (LM) "Falcon" is in the center. On the right is the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV). This v... more
    The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, gives a military salute while standing beside the deployed United States flag during the Apollo 15 lunar surface Extravehicular Activity (EVA) at the Hadley-Apennine landing site. The flag was deployed toward the end of EVA-2 (start of EVA-3). The Lunar Module (LM) "Falcon" is in the center. On the right is the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV). This view is looking almost due south. Hadley Delta in the background rises approximately 4,000 meters (about 13,124 feet) above the plain. The base of the mountain is approximately 5 kilometers (about 3 statute miles) away. This photograph was taken by astronaut David R. Scott, Apollo 15 commander. Original film magazine was labeled TT, film type was S0168 (High Speed Color Exterior or Color Interior Ektachrome EF - High speed color reversal), 60mm lens with a sun elevation of 38 degrees. Subject Terms: Apollo 15 Flight, Moon (Planet), Astronauts Categories: EVA Date: 8/1/1971 0:00 Original: Film - 70MM CT Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: Ground. less
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