Flag Deployed on the Moon by Apollo 17
May 9, 2003
A close-up view of the U.S. flag deployed on the Moon at the Taurus-Littrow landing site by the crewmen of the Apollo 17 lunar landing mission. The crescent Earth can be seen in the far distant background above the flag. The lunar feature in the near background is South Massif.
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