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AS16-117-18826 - Apollo 16 - Apollo 16 Mission image - View of Station 10 Sample 349 Rake and 350 Soil. Astronaut John W. Young collects samples at the North Ray Crater geological site during the mission’s third and final Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-3).

AS16-117-18826 - Apollo 16 - Apollo 16 Mission image - View of Station 10 Sample 349 Rake and 350 Soil. Astronaut John W. Young collects samples at the North Ray Crater geological site during the mission’s third and final Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-3).

 
 
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Description: View of Station 10 Sample 349 Rake and 350 Soil. Astronaut John W. Young collects samples at the North Ray Crater geological site during the mission’s third and final Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-3). He has a rake in his hand, and the gnomon is near his foot. Note how soiled Young's Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) is. While astronauts Young, commander; and Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot; descended in the Apollo 16 Lunar Module (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 F,filmtype was SO-168 (High Speed Color Exterior),60mm lens with a sun elevation of 47 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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2005 - 2012
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