Astronaut Edwin Aldrin Deploying the EASEP
April 28, 2003
Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, is photographed deploying the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package (EASEP) during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the Moon. Here, he is deploying the Passive Seismic Experiments Package (PSEP). Already deployed is the Laser Ranging Retro-Reflector (LR-3), which can be seen to the left and further in the background. In the center background is the Lunar Module (LM). A flag of the United States is deployed near the LM. In the far left background is the deployed black and white lunar surface television camera. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander, took this picture with the 70mm lunar surface camera.
Topics: Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package, Apollo 11, Apollo program, Lunar Laser Ranging Experiment, Extra-vehicular activity, Apollo Lunar Module, Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Apollo spacecraft, Moon landing conspiracy theories, Moon, Astronaut