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   Photo ID:

   AS15-88-11894   


   Program:

   Apollo   


   Mission:

   Apollo XV


   Date Taken:

   1971-08-01


   Film Type:

   70mm

Title:
View of Commemorative plaque left on moon at Hadley-Apennine landing site
Description:
A close-up view of a commemorative plaque left on the Moon at the Hadley-Apennine landing site in memory of 14 NASA astronauts and USSR cosmonauts, now deceased. Their names are inscribed in alphabetical order on the plaque. The plaque was stuck in the lunar soil by Astronauts David R. Scott and James B. Irwin during their Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity. The tin, man-like object represents the figure of a fallen astronaut/cosmonaut.
Subject Terms:
APOLLO 15 FLIGHT APOLLO PROJECT LUNAR LANDING SITES LUNAR SOIL LUNAR SURFACE PLAQUES
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