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Apollo 16
Astronauts Young and Duke study rock formations on simulated lunar traverse

Astronauts John W. Young, right, prime crew commander for Apollo 16, and Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot, study rock formations along their simulated lunar traverse route. The prime and backup commanders and lunar module pilots for Apollo 16 took part in the two-day geology field trip and simulations in the Coso Range, near Ridgecrest, California. The training was conducted at the U.S. Naval Ordnance Test Station.

Catalog Date: 17 November 1971
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S71-59355

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