Apollo 16 Mission Emblem
May 8, 2003
Official insignia of the Apollo 16 Mission. Mission highlights included landing at Descartes Highlands; First study of highlands area; Selected surface experiments deployed, ultraviolet camera/spectrograph used for first time on Moon, and LRV used for second time; Lunar surface stay-time, 71 hours; in lunar orbit 126 hours, with 64 orbits; Mattingly performed 01 hour in-flight EVA. 95.8 kg (213 lbs) of lunar samples collected. The Apollo 16 mission was a huge success, and lasted 11 Days, 01 hours, 51 min, seconds.