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Apollo 16
Astronaut John Young leaps from lunar surface as he salutes U.S. flag

Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, leaps from the lunar surface as he salutes the U.S. flag during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-1) on the Moon, as seen in this reproduction taken from a color transmission made by the color TV camera mounted on the Lunar Roving Vehicle. Astronaut Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot, is standing in the background.

Catalog Date: 21 April 1972
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S72-35611

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