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Apollo 16 television transmission of lunar module ascent stage liftoff

The flame from the Apollo 16 Lunar Module "Orion" ascent stage engine creates a kaleidoscope effect during luanr liftoff, as seen in this reproduction taken from a color television transmission made the the RCA color TV camera mounted on the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) (35163); Apollo 16 LM "Orion" ascent stage makes its liftoff from the lunar surface at 175:44 ground elapsed time, 7:26 p.m., April 23, 1972 (35164).

Catalog Date: 23 April 1972
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S72-35613

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