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Summary:9 posters with a series of photographs of Apollo 15 mission. 1. Apollo 15 lift-off from Cape Kennedy, Fla., 9:34 a.m. EDT, July 26, 1971. 71-HC-1107. Apollo 15 crew: David R. Scott, commander; Alfred M. Worden, command module pilot; James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot. 71-HC-819. 2. Irwin with lunar rover on Moon. St. George Crater (behind Irwin's head) about three miles away. 71-H-1426. 3. Scott stands by Rover at edge of lunar canyon called Hadley Rille. 71-HC-1139. Left: Scott drills hole in lunar surface for inserting heat sensors. Right: Falcon and lunar roving vehicle. Scott is nearly 330 feet from Falcon. 4. Irwin stands by rover on Moon. Shadow of Falcon in foreground; Mount Hadley, background. 71-HC-1140. 5. Irwin salutes American flag raised on Moon. Falcon (lunar module) in center; lunar roving vehicle, at right; Mount Hadley Delta, in background. 71-HC-1141. 6. Scott placed on Moon a memorial to 14 deceased American and Soviet spacemen. 71-HC-1146. Lunar panorama viewed by astronauts as they worked on Moon. Falcon, the experiment array, and lunar rover can also be seen. 7. Irwin carefully checks and loads lunar roving vehicle. 71-HC-1151. 8. Falcon lift-off from Moon. This telecast picture marked first time lunar lift-off was seen on Earth. 71-HC-1133. Endeavour (Apollo 15 command/service module) in lunar orbit. SIM (Scientific Instrument Module) bay is exposed. 71-HC-1144. Moon from Endeavour in lunar orbit. AS 15-88-12002. 9. Apollo 15's splashdown, 4:46 p.m. EDT, August 7, 1971, was slightly harder than planned because one of three parachutes failed. 71-HC-1002.
Provider:United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Alabama
Place of origin – Settlement:Huntsville
Temporal subject: 1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:Space
Topical subjects: Irwin, James B. (James Benson)
Astronauts -- United States -- Pictorial works
Lunar excursion module -- Pictorial works
Apollo 15 (Spacecraft) -- Pictorial works
Worden, Al, 1932-
Scott, David Randolph, 1932-
Space flight to the moon -- Pictorial works
Project Apollo (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Genre:Photographs
Source citation:. NAS 1.43/2:7. .
Repository:U.S. Government Information, Maps, & GIS Services
Browse terms:Science, Technology
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:United States Government Posters Collection
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