Astronaut John Young Exploring the Moon
May 8, 2003
Astronaut John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, drives the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) to its final parking place near the end of the third Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-3) at the Descartes landing site. Astronaut Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot, took this photograph looking southward. The flank of Stone Mountain can be seen on the horizon at left.
Topics: Hospitality Recreation, Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Exploration of the Moon, Extra-vehicular activity, John Young, Apollo Lunar Module, Moon landing, Apollo 17, Apollo 16, Charles Duke, Lunar rover