Lunar Module above the Moon, Apollo 16 mission, April 1972. Creator: Thomas Mattingly.

Lunar Module above the Moon, Apollo 16 mission, April 1972. Creator: Thomas Mattingly.

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Lunar Module above the Moon, Apollo 16 mission, April 1972. Lunar landing craft photographed from the Command Module. The three primary objectives of the mission were: to inspect, survey, and sample materials and surface features at a selected landing site in the Descartes region; emplace and activate surface experiments; and conduct in-flight experiments and photographic tasks from lunar orbit. Additional objectives included performance of experiments requiring zero gravity and engineering evaluation of spacecraft and equipment.


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Creator
  1. Thomas Mattingly, attributed to: American: Astronaut
People Related
  1. NASA: American:

Medium
  1. Photograph

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4956x4386
File Size : 63,683kb


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  1. 0920000141
  1. 2-701-446
  1. 2701446

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