Apollo 16 Lunar Rover and Lunar Module
May 8, 2003
Astronaut John W. Young, commander of Apollo 16, is at the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV), just prior to deployment of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiment Package (ALSEP) during the first extravehicular activity (EVA-1), on April 21, 1972. Note Ultraviolet Camera/Spectrometer at right of Lunar Module (LM) ladder. Also note pile of protective/thermal foil under the U.S. flag on the LM which the astronauts pulled away to get to the Modular Equipment Stowage Assembly (MESA) bay.
Topics: Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Space exploration, Apollo TV camera, Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package, Apollo Lunar Module, Apollo 17, Apollo 16, Lunar rover, Apollo spacecraft, Moon