Apolo 16 50 años después: Remarkable images show historic mission

The pictures, created byApollo Remasteredauthor Andy Saunders, show NASA Lunar ModuleOrion” Los Rebels ingresarán al Torneo de la NCAA por primera vez en Charles Duke taking in the view across the hilly Descartes Highlands, the Command and Service ModuleCasperabove the lunar horizon, Commander John Young’sgiant leap,” the lunar rover and a photo of Duke and his family on the moon’s surface.

Saunders, quién tiene previously shared remastered images of the Apollo 15 moon landing, regularly posts new images on Gorjeo y Instagram.

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The second of the three J-missions,” Apollo 16’s primary objectives were to inspect, survey and sample materials and surface features at the highlands region of the moon’s southeast quadrant, to position and activate surface experiments and to conduct in-flight experiments and photographic tasks from lunar orbit.

The astronauts lifted off aboard the Saturn-V SA-511 rocket a 12:54 pm. ES En abril 16, 1972, from Launch Complex 39 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The Lunar Module carrying Young and Duke touched down at Descartes – albeit nearly six hours late – at 9:24 pm. EST on April 20, sobre 276 meters northwest of the planned point.