Mission Control During Apollo 16 Launch
May 8, 2003
An overall view of activity in the Mission Operations Control Room in the Mission Control Center on the first day of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission. This picture was taken during television coverage transmitted from the Apollo 16 spacecraft on its way to the Moon. The TV monitor in the background shows how the Apollo 16 astronauts viewed the Earth from 7,500 nautical miles away.
Topics: Moon landing, Apollo spacecraft, Apollo program, Mission Control Center, Apollo 11, Apollo 16