Collection Artwork
David Scott (born San Antonio, Texas, 1932)
Apollo 15 EVA View
August 1, 1971
color photograph on Kodak professional paper
NASA (Washington DC, established 1958)
James B. Irwin (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1930 – 1991, Glenwood Springs, Colorado)
image size: 8 x 9 7/8 in.
paper size: 8 x 10 5/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed at the Hadley-Apennine landing site, The Moon, Earth's Orbit
Typewritten in black ink, paper verso, beginning upper left, sideways: [NASA logo] National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Houston, Texas 77058 / No copyright is asserted for this photograph. If a recognizable person appears in the photo, use for commercial purposes may / infringe a right of privacy or publicity. It may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NASA or by any NASA employee of / a commercial product, process or service, or used in any other manner that might mislead. Accordingly, it is requested that if this / photograph is used in advertising and other commercial promotion, layout and copy be submitted to NASA prior to release. / COLOR / 1 AUGUST 1971 / AS15-88-11866 / MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS / APOLLO 15 EVA VIEW — Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, gives a military / salute while standing beside the deployed United States flag during the Apollo 15 lunar / surface Extravehicular Activity (EVA) at the Hadley-Apennine landing site. The flag was / deployed toward the end of EVA-2. The Lunar Module (LM) “Falcon” is in the center. / On the right is the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV). This view is looking almost due south. / Hadley Delta in the background rises approximately 4,000 meters (about 13,124 feet) / above the plain. The base of the mountain is approximately 5 kilometers (about 3/ statue miles) away. This photograph was taken by astronaut David R. Scott, Apollo 15 / commander. While astronauts Scott and Irwin descended in the LM to explore the / Moon, astronaut Alfred M. Worden, command module pilot, remained with the / Command and Service Modules (CSM) in lunar-orbit.
Typewritten in black ink, paper verso, lower left, sideways: PHOTO CREDIT: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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