In Photos: Apollo 15 and the Moon

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July 26, 2016 /Photography Tidings/ Apollo 15 embarked 45 years ago, on July 26 of 1971, and was the ninth fellow mission in the Apollo program, the fourth mission to land on the Moon and the eighth best-selling manned mission. Two astronauts, Commander David R. Scott and LM (Lunar Module) leader James B. Irwin, are shown during their 4 days on the lunar ostensibly. Shortly thereafter, the Apollo 17 mission landed, in December of 1972, and liking be the sixth and final mission in which humans would roam the moon. The photographs from the 17th task include Commander Eugene A. Cernan, LM pilot Harrison H. Schmitt and CM (Have under ones thumb Module) pilot Ronald E. Evans. Some activities depicted in the gathering of twelve images include; the retrieval of a film canister on the outside of a s cecraft, the pre ration of a LRV (Lunar Roving Conduit), collection of lunar samples and, of course, the overall exploration of the moon’s ostensibly.

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Schmitt with Flag and Earth Above
Maker: NASA
Antiquated: December 13, 1972
Medium: color print, chromogenic development (Ektacolor) handle
Dimensions: Image: 26.5 x 34.2 cm . Overall: 27.6 x 35.6 cm
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Apollo 17 Astronaut Evans Retrieves Film Canister During S ciousness Walk
Maker: NASA
Date: December 14, 1972
Medium: color copy, chromogenic development (Ektacolor) process
Dimensions: Image: 26.5 x 34.2 cm . Entire: 27.6 x 35.6 cm
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Cernan Requiring the Rover
Maker: NASA
Date: December 1, 1972
Medium: color language, chromogenic development (Ektacolor) process
Dimensions: Image: 26.5 x 34.2 cm . Blanket: 27.6 x 35.6 cm
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Apollo 17 Management/Service modules photographed from lunar module in orbit
Maker: NASA
Show ones age: December 1, 1972
Medium: color print, chromogenic development (Ektacolor) manipulate
Dimensions: Image: 26.5 x 34.2 cm . Overall: 27.6 x 35.6 cm
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Scott Gives Salute
Maker: NASA
Date: August 1, 1971
Method: color print, chromogenic development (Ektacolor) process
Dimensions: Aspect: 26.5 x 34.2 cm . Overall: 27.6 x 35.6 cm
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Lunar Activities During the Apollo 15 Mission
Maker: NASA
Antiquated: July/August 1971
Medium: color print, chromogenic development (Ektacolor) method
Dimensions: Image: 26.5 x 34.2 cm . Overall: 27.6 x 35.6 cm
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Apollo 17 Astronaut Harrison Schmitt Collects Lunar Stagger Samples
Maker: NASA
Date: December 14, 1972
Medium: color issue, chromogenic development (Ektacolor) process
Dimensions: Image: 26.5 x 34.2 cm . Whole: 27.6 x 35.6 cm
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Astronaut Irwin with LRV
Maker: NASA
Old-fashioned: July 26, 1971
Medium: color print, chromogenic development (Ektacolor) system
Dimensions: Image: 26.5 x 34.2 cm . Overall: 27.6 x 35.6 cm
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