Image: Orion seen from the Rover

Orion seen from the Rover
Image Credit: NASA and Chares M. Duke Jr.

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Apollo 16 Lunar Module "Orion" is photographed from a distance by astronaut Chares M. Duke Jr., Lunar Module pilot, aboard the moving Lunar Roving Vehicle.

Astronauts Duke and Commander John W. Young, were returing from the third extravehicular activity (EVA-2).

The RCA color television camera mounted on the LRV is in the foreground. A portion of the LRV's high-gain antenna is at top left.


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