Astronaut Alan Shepard Plants the Flag
May 5, 2003
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., Apollo 14 commander, stands by the deployed U.S. flag on the lunar surface during the early moments of the first extravehicular activity (EVA-1) of the mission. Shadows of the Lunar Module, Astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell, lunar module pilot, and the erectabel S-band Antenna surround the scene of the third flag implanting to be performed on the lunar surface.
Topics: Apollo 14, Alan Shepard, Apollo program, Extra-vehicular activity, Apollo Lunar Module, Apollo 17, Astronaut