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Apollo 17
Astronaut Harrison Schmitt next to deployed U.S. flag on lunar surface

Scientist-Astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 lunar module pilot, is photographed next to the U.S. flag during extravehicular activity (EVA) of NASA's final lunar landing mission in the Apollo series. The photo was taken at the Taurus-Littrow landing site. The highest part of the flag appears to point toward our planet earth in the distant background.

Catalog Date: 13 December 1972
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS17-134-20384

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