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: Human spaceflight, Apollo program, Space exploration, Apollo 17, Apollo TV camera, Apollo 16, Apollo spacecraft, Apollo Lunar Module, Lunar rover, Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package, Moon