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AS11-40-5931 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin unpacks experiments from the Lunar Module

AS11-40-5931 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin unpacks experiments from the Lunar Module

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Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin,Jr.,Lunar Module (LM) pilot,unpacks the Laser Ranging Retroflector (LRRR) and the Passive Seismic Experiment Package (PSEP) from the Modularized Equipment Storage Assembly (MESA) in the LM descent module. These experiments are part of the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package (EASEP). The Apollo Lunar Surface Closeup Camera (ALSCC) is in the foreground. The Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) Experiment and the television camera are visible behind the LM. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled S. Film Type: Ektachrome EF SO168 color film on a 2.7-mil Estar polyester base taken with a 60mm lens. Sun angle is Medium. Tilt direction is Northwest (NW).

Subject Terms: Apollo 11 Flight, Moon, Lunar Surface, Lunar Bases, Lunar Module, Extravehicular Acivity, EASEP, Astronauts

Categories: EVA

Date: 7/20/1969 0:00

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: Ground
Apollo 11 - AS11-36-5291 through AS11-45-6714b
date_range

Date

16/06/1969 - 21/07/1969
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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