AS16-115-18559 - Apollo 16 - Apollo 16 Mission image - Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, drives the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) to its final parking place near the end of the third Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-3) at the Descartes landing site.
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The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, drives the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) to its final parking place near the end of the third Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-3) at the Descartes landing site. Astronaut Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot, took this photograph looking southward. The flank of Stone Mountain can be seen on the horizon at left. The shadow of the Lunar Module (LM) occupies much of the picture. While astronauts Young and Duke descended in the Apollo 16 LM “Orion” to explore the Descartes highlands landing site on the Moon, astronaut Thomas K. Mattingly II, command module pilot, remained with the Command and Service Modules (CSM) “Casper” in lunar orbit. Original film magazine was labeled D,filmtype was SO-168 (High Speed Color Exterior),60mm lens with a sun elevation of 37 degrees. Subject Terms: Apollo 16 Flight, Moon (Planet) Categories: EVA Original: Film - 70MM CT Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: Ground
|National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. 2/17/1973-|
|National Archives and Records Administration|
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