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Click to enlargeApollo 16 Young at ALSEP Photo

Buy this Apollo 16 Young at ALSEP space photo.
High quality Apollo 16 picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph AS16-114-18388 . Wide variety of sizes.

John W. Young, commander of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, stands at the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP) deployment site during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA-1) at the Descartes landing site. The components of the ALSEP are in the background. The lunar surface drill is just behind and to the right of Young. The drillís rack and bore stems are to the left. The three sensor Lunar Surface Magnetometer is beyond the rack. The dark object in the right background is the Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG). Between the RTG and the drill is the Heat Flow Experiment. A part of the Central Station is at the right center edge of the picture. This photograph was taken by Astronaut Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot.

Date Taken/Released: April 21, 1972
Credits: JSC NASA

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