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Apollo 17
Astronaut Eugene Cernan salutes deployed U.S. flag on lunar surface

Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan, Apollo 17 commander, salutes the deployed U.S. flag on the lunar surface during extravehicular activity (EVA) of NASA's final lunar landing mission in the Apollo series. The lunar module is at the left background and the lunar roving vehicle, also in background, is partially obscured. The photo was made by Astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt, lunar module pilot.

Catalog Date: 13 December 1972
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS17-134-20380

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