Collection Artwork
NASA (Washington DC, established 1958)
Apollo 16 EVA View
April 21, 1972
color photograph
Charles Moss Jr. Duke (born Charlotte, North Carolina, 1935)
John Young (San Francisco, California, 1930 – 2018, Houston, Texas)
image size: 8 x 10 in.
paper size: 8 x 10 5/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in the Descartes region, The Moon, Earth's Orbit
2020.31.97.214
AS16-113-18342
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 / 21 APRIL 1972 / AS16-113-18342 / MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS / APOLLO 16 EVA VIEW — Astronaut Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot, salutes / the United States flag during the mission’s first Extravehicular Activity (EVA-1), on April / 21, 1972. Stone Mountain reaches five-sixths across the photo in background. The / Lunar Module (LM) and Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) are in the background. While John / W. Young, commander and Duke descended in the LM to explore the Descartes region / of the Moon, Thomas K. Mattingly II, 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.
Handwritten in black ink, paper verso, lower left, upside down: B / DND [possibly AND or PND] / SURFACE / ALL / SHADOWS / ON / LEFT.

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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