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Apollo 16
Location of Microbial Ecology Evaluation Device in Apollo Command Module

The location of the Microbial Ecology Evaluation Device (MEED) installed on the open hatch of the Apollo Command Module is illustrated in this photograph. The MEED, equipment of the Microbial Response in Space Environment experiment, will house a selection of microbial systems. The MEED will be deployed during the extravehicular activity on the transearth coast phase of the Aopllo 16 lunar landing mission. The purpose of the experiment will be to measure the effects of certain space environmental parameters on the microbial test systems.

Catalog Date: 10 January 1971
Film Type: 120mm BW
NASA image: S71-50145

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