Previous  Next
Apollo 16
Apollo 16 lunar module "Orion" photographed from distance during EVA

The Apollo 16 Lunar Module "Orion" is photographed from a distance by Astronaut Chares M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot, aboard the moving Lunar Roving Vehicle. Astronauts Duke and John W. Young, commander, were returning from the excursion to Stone Mountain during the second Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-2). The RCA color television camera mounted on the LRV is in the foreground. A portion of the LRV's high-gain antenna is at top left. Smoky Mountain rises behind the LM in this north-looking view at the Descartes landing site.

Catalog Date: 22 April 1972
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS16-115-18549

Please support this web site:
Cafe Press Apollo Explorer Store Apollo Explorer Bookstore Make a donation