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AS16-114-18422 - Apollo 16 - Apollo 16 Mission image - A view of Plum Crater, which was visited by the two Moon-exploring crew members of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, on their first extravehicular activity (EVA-1) traverse, April 21, 1972.

AS16-114-18422 - Apollo 16 - Apollo 16 Mission image - A view of Plum Crater, which was visited by the two Moon-exploring crew members of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, on their first extravehicular activity (EVA-1) traverse, April 21, 1972.

 
 
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Description: A view of Plum Crater, which was visited by the two Moon-exploring crew members of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, on their first extravehicular activity (EVA-1) traverse, April 21, 1972. The Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) is parked on the far side of the crater, which measures approximately 40 meters in diameter. While astronauts Young and Duke descended in “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 B,filmtype was SO-168 (High Speed Color Exterior),60mm lens with a sun elevation of 25 degrees.

Subject Terms: Apollo 16 Flight, Moon (Planet)

Categories: EVA

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: Ground
Apollo 16 - AS16-104-17001 through AS16-M-3023

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1972
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The U.S. National Archives
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