Click to enlargeApollo 16 Orion Approaches Casper Photo

Buy this Apollo 16 Orion Approaches Casper space photo. High quality Apollo 16 picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph AS16-122-19533 . Wide variety of sizes.

The ascent stage of the Apollo 16 Lunar Module (LM) approaches the Command/Service modules (CSM) during rendezvous, with a contrasting background of darkness and the moon's Sea of Fertility (Mare Fecundatatis). Taken from the CSM, the photo shows the aft side of the LM during a yaw maneuver. Note the buckled thermal panels. Messier and Messier A (right center) are among the most readily identifiable features on the surface below.

Date Taken/Released: April 23, 1972
Credits: JSC NASA

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