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Apollo 15
View of crater Tsiolkovsky in highlands on lunar farside as seen by Apollo 15

A view of a portion of the crater Tsiolkovsky in the highlands on the lunar farside, as photographed from lunar orbit by Astronaut Alfred M. Worden in the Apollo 15 Command/Service Module. Note the dark, flat crater floor surrounding the very prominent central mountains. The mountains are in the northeastern corner of the photograph. The other upland area comprises part of the southwestern edge of the crater.

Catalog Date: 01 August 1971
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS15-97-13160

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