Apollo 16 Lunar Module Orion on the lunar surface, April 21, 1972. Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, works at the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) just prior to deployment of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP) during the first extravehicular activity (EVA-1). The Lunar Module (LM) "Orion" is on the right. Note the Ultraviolet (UV) Camera/Spectrometer to the right of the ladder. The pile of protective/thermal foil under the U.S. flag on the LM was pulled away by the astronauts to get to the Modular Equipment Storage Assembly (MESA) bay. While Young and LM pilot Charles M. Duke Jr (who took this picture) descended in the "Orion" to explore the Descartes highlands landing site, astronaut Thomas K. Mattingly II, command module pilot, remained with the Command and Service Modules (CSM) "Casper" in lunar orbit.
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